[SOLVED] Getting Ubuntu to work with Sierra wireless Overdrive Pro 3G/4G USB

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http://ubuntuforums.org – I bought a 3G/4G hotspot from Virgin Mobile, called Overdrive Pro. It works on the Sprint network. When the device was plugged into the computer's USB slot, the computer would freeze most of the times. The frustrating part was that it would work some of the times, but most often, the computer freezes when the keyboard is used. Without using the keyboard, you can continue to use the computer using just the mouse! The computer freezes if the keyboard is used or if you reboot the system. Searching for useful information on the web was frustrating (hence this post). I was getting close to g (Hardware)