Manage modem-based devices with Modem Manager GUI
Modem Manager GUI is a versatile graphic interface for ModemManager daemon, presenting the user an easy-to-use clickable interface with numerous functionalities, functionalities applicable for EDGE/3G/4G devices.
Modem Manager GUI categorizes is features in categories, such as
Traffic, etc, solid bundle of features suitable for numerous use cases.
Connecting a supported device (such as a smarthphone via USB), automatically pushes its identification details into Modem Manager GUI's
Devices area, exposing specific bits, such as type, version, brand, firmware version, etc.
A definitely interesting and useful aspect of Modem Manager GUI is its direct hassle-free usage and provided usability, like for instance, sending SMS messages and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data, protocol usually used for WAP browsing, prepaid callback service, paying services, location-based services, etc) via the SMS and USSD toolbar buttons.
Info button, automatically gathers and exposes relevant details about the connected device and its SIM card, such as operator, IMEI, IMSI/ESN, signal level, etc.
Along with the mentioned features, Modem Manager GUI comes with data traffic limit support, as well as an in-depth data analysis (including received data, transmit speed, traffic left, session time, etc).
In order to add a traffic limit, navigate to
Modem Manager GUI-->Traffic-->Set limit, action followed by adjusting the permitted amount of traffic, allowed time period, when-reached warning message, etc.
Modem Manager GUI is available for free via Ubuntu Software Center.
Modem Manager GUI has been created as part of Ubuntu App Showdown.