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Hello, i am a newbie. I use Fedora core 4.
I am in malaysia, my broadband service is called Streamyx, to log in in windows, i need a ADSL modem, using ethernet interface.
The login id is : sjmok@streamyx
How to do this in linux?
the broadband service recognise my tel line, even you know my ID and Password, you can't use it!
In windows, i use connection wizard to setup a broadband connection, just key in my ID and psw, then it will log in.
So, in Fedora, how can i do it?
Is your laptop a duel boot Linux/Windows machine... Either way I would suggest getting a router... That is what I use to connect several Windows and Linux machines using a Cable connection... I have used DSL as well and in principal is the same...
It sounds like you're using pppoe (Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet) to connect to your ISP with Windows, so you should be able to do the same with Linux. I know very little about Fedora, but if it has the rp-pppoe package available you should be able to set it up quite easily.
As I recall - and bear in mind I used it with Slackware, so it may differ slightly in Fedora - all I had to do was type "adsl-setup" in a root terminal and follow the prompts. Once set up, the command was "adsl-start" to connect and "adsl-stop" to disconnect.
As kencaz said, much easier to buy a router, but it certainly worked well enough for me.
have you gone to your ISP website and looked there, if they have a search field type in the word linux and then look for words like connection. ISP's will sometimes have a illustrated manual on how to set up broadband on linux os on their webpage
I don't think kppp handles PPPoE, but I'm not really sure. I've used rp-pppoe to connect to both Verizon and SBC DSL here in the US and it works well. You can probably also use the built-in ppp program (this is what I use on my OpenBSD gateway), but its configuration is a bit trickier. In cany case, Google can tell you more about rp-pppoe and pppoe on Linux in general.