About 6 months ago, I got myself a new mobile phone (Nokia E51). I was a bit disappointed when I plugged it into my PC and it turned out to be little more than a "storage device". Unfortunately, I couldn't use it as a modem, but there was absolutely no way that I was going to install that other OS.
Fedora 10 came along and I really liked it (in spite of the initial dbus and NM problems
), but my phone was still unsupported. Oh well, in an emergency, I could always access the Internet with my phone itself....
Last night, for some reason, I tried again..... and guess what, my phone was recognised by Network Manager! I was so happy to see "Auto Mobile Broadband (GSM) connection" that I actually went to the #fedora channel to announce it to whoever was interested! (Not many people were
This is my rather long and roundabout way of saying thank you. You have made an already happy Fedora user even more happy. Just imagine, I'm able to plug my phone in with no additional software that I need to install (or even configuration in my case). It Just Worked™.
P.S. I always do full updates.