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Old 07-16-2008, 01:34 PM   #1
shammi
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making a broadband connection


How to make a broadband connection in ubuntu 8.4 using ADSL Modem
 
Old 07-16-2008, 01:54 PM   #2
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Well, can we assume you have an ethernet card in your computer that connects to the ADSL Modem? More details get better replies, don't make us assume or guess, I mean, there's literally thousands of types of NIC's out there, do we really need to guess which one you might be using?
 
Old 07-16-2008, 02:18 PM   #3
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Bbc

It should be as easy as plugging the network cable into the modem and pc and rebooting.

If not, I suspect you are trying to use the USB cable your internet provider foolishly shipped? Don't use the USB cable. There wont be any Linux drivers.

Get a network cable. Also known as a "CAT5 patch cable" or "CAT6 patch cable" or "RJ45 straight cable" Do NOT get a cable that refers to "Crossover" or "PC to PC".

Use the network connection to plug into the internet.

HTH

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Old 07-16-2008, 11:58 PM   #4
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ubantu + modem

Do you have an ADSL modem or do you have a DSL modem?
Maybe tell us who is your internet service provider.


Don't all learning processes seem to be slow and painful learning processes when your going through them?
 
  


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