Dear Sir ,
Thanks for the reply,i will list what you want to know.
1.I have a broadband connection adsl connected from the phoneline with virginmedia.
2. I have a dlink modem router DSL-G624T.
3.My tower unit is a dual boot system one hard drive for windows xp one hard drive for Ubuntu studio 7.10 both ide drives pentium 4 1.7 ghz cpu.Mother board an AS rock P4i65G.768 ram.
4.This pc is connected to the modem with an ethernet cable.My daughter uses a laptop with a connection from the modem wireless,no problem with that .Also no problem with the windows xp from this pc,it is just the Ubuntu connection.So i have a duel boot pc with 2 hard drives one for Xp one for Ubuntu both IDE types.
5.I did a boot from DVD 4 months ago and it has never worked only now that the Firefox web browser is working thanks to Linux Format magazine ,which told people how to disable ivp6 in Firefox and it worked but nothing else does...
6.I have worked through the documentation at the Ubuntu website but have had not much success with that.
Take care, be safe always, Steve Rickards...