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I'm trying to change the APN of my GSM connection but don't know how to do it, googling didn't really help. This is my current connection:

NAME               UUID                                  TYPE             DEVICE
Vodafone Default   7730a562-f660-4537-974f-defb7ceecee6  gsm              cdc-wdm0

It has an APN defined (obviously) but I don't know where I can modify it. I looked into the /etc/ppp/ directory already but didn't find anything useful. Also, is it possible to change this with the NetworkManager (e.g. creating a new connection with a new APN)? Because I tried creating a new connection (with nmtui) but didn't see a possibility to create a GSM connection, just wifi etc.

Otherwise, do you have an idea where I should look? Thanks for your help in advance!

Fabian

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It's hard to answer without really knowing the details of your setup. If you use PPPd you should be able to decide on the APN you want to use by using a symlink in /etc/ppp/chatscripts. If you use Ubuntu, you should be able to do the configuration with nmcli as written in 1.

  • Hey, thanks for the answer! Someone on here already suggested the /etc/ppp/chatscripts but I don't have this directory. I'll try to do it with nmcli. – Fabian Witeczek Oct 17 '17 at 13:35

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