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Old 12-08-2008, 09:58 PM   #1
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modem settings


hi guys.i recently got this net connection in my pc.however the guy didnot know a thing about linux.also the driver cd he gave is for windows.can anyone guide me how to make the net work for gutsy???
 
Old 12-09-2008, 01:22 AM   #2
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Do you know what kind of modem you have?

Is it an internal PCI modem?
Is it an external USB modem?
Is it an external Serial modem?
Is it a DSL modem?

There are a multitude of ways to get a modem to work in Linux, knowing something about it is a starting place.
 
Old 12-09-2008, 11:35 AM   #3
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well its ADSL 2+ modem from UTSTARCOM

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Old 12-09-2008, 02:20 PM   #4
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Good, then just plug it in and it should work. Go to the network settings and make sure it's using DHCP if you have problems.
 
Old 12-09-2008, 08:06 PM   #5
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u mean i need not set any port and ip addresses in firefox settings because my provider did not give me any...

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Old 12-09-2008, 08:31 PM   #6
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u mean i need not set any port and ip addresses in firefox settings because my provider did not give me any...
The short answer is no. The ports used are standard, and IP addresses are automatically determined. Firefox will use what's available.
 
Old 12-13-2008, 07:59 PM   #7
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nope.its not workin.says "firefox is configured to a proxy server that is refusing connections"
1)is it modem settings or wired network that should b set???
2) whats this roaming mode in wired connection???
3)are there any commands to know if the pc is connected to net??
4)if the modem needs no driver cd then why was i given one for windows??
 
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Two commands to try to diagnose it:

Code:
ifconfig
ping google.com
 
  


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