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Old 10-15-2011, 03:36 PM   #1
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I need help on How to connect to the internet on ubuntu 11.04


Im just gonna tell you how i connected to the internet on Windows 7 so that you guys can help me connect on ubuntu 11.04

1. I went to "network and sharing center" and clicked "connect to the internet"

2. then i went to "create a new connection" and selected "Broadband (PPPoE)"

3. then i inserted the user name and password then i was done

But on the Ubuntu 11.04 it is totally different and I have no idea how to connect to the internet can someone help me? Thank you in Advance

*disclaimer. I use a wired connection to my router, and on windows 7 i connect to the internet using broadband (PPPoE)
 
Old 10-15-2011, 04:36 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ!!!

Here is how you can do it.

Open up terminal and in terminal type the following command:

Code:
sudo pppoeconf
It will open up a wizard. Follow onscreen instruction and that will get your pppoe connection configured.

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Old 10-15-2011, 06:28 PM   #3
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Welcome to LQ!!!

Here is how you can do it.

Open up terminal and in terminal type the following command:

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sudo pppoeconf
It will open up a wizard. Follow onscreen instruction and that will get your pppoe connection configured.
ye i found that somewhere after searching some more, but when i put it in it asks me for the password not the username, do i need to change my log in name to the username or what?
 
Old 10-15-2011, 06:30 PM   #4
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Did you try typing in your password?
 
Old 10-15-2011, 06:41 PM   #5
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must be a blonde mistake i was not thinking lol
 
  


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