Flashing a Huawei E3372h 4G LTE stick from Hilink to Stick mode

The Huawei E3372 is quite a popular LTE stick: it’s widely available (in retail stores, on eBay and also in branded variations, eg. “Telekom Speedstick V”, “Megafon M150-2”) and rather affordable (currently starting at €60 in Germany). It features a LTE Cat 4 modem supporting up to 150 MBit/s download and up to 50 MBit/s upload speeds, falls back to (DC-)HSPA(+), UMTS and EDGE, if necessary, and has quite small dimensions (88m x 28mm x 11.5mm). Continue reading “Flashing a Huawei E3372h 4G LTE stick from Hilink to Stick mode”

Maintaining home network access from the outside with a network-controllable power plug, OpenWrt/LEDE and a 4G LTE stick

Internet routers are supposed to operate in a stable fashion. Except they don’t (FritzBox *cough*) – especially when you’re away from home and need access to your home resources. Having to call someone related to go and reset the thing tends to get awkward. If you encounter this often enough, you begin looking for a remote reset solution. Continue reading “Maintaining home network access from the outside with a network-controllable power plug, OpenWrt/LEDE and a 4G LTE stick”

Changing Dell Wireless 5809e / Sierra Wireless EM7305 USB composition (MBIM, QMI, AT interface, NMEA)

Here’s a small update to my post from last year on Dell Wireless 5809e support in Linux – a followup. Continue reading “Changing Dell Wireless 5809e / Sierra Wireless EM7305 USB composition (MBIM, QMI, AT interface, NMEA)”

Dell Wireless 5809e support in openSUSE 13.2

This post is about getting the LTE card to work that gets built into current Dell Notebooks such as the Latitude E5450/E7450:
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