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Old 03-18-2013, 04:27 AM   #1
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Bsnl broadband connection how to


I have installed Ubuntu 12.04.1 LTS on my desktop & I want to connect my bsnl broad band connection.

Actually I bought wifi modem & they configured a all things in modem. I connected desktop to modem through the ethernet cable.
then I added DSL connection & give username, password & all things on network icon on top the ubuntu.
finally in command line i gave a sudo pppoeconf but it shows pado timed out...

kindly give me suggestion to connect the broad band connection on my pc.

Old 03-18-2013, 11:57 AM   #2
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Is telephone line connected to wifi modem?

If router is configured, pppoe is not needed.
Simply use NetworkManager

Post output of
$ sudo ifconfig -a
Old 03-19-2013, 03:28 AM   #3
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Thanks for ur reply...

yes telphone line connected wifi modem ADSL & i already restarted the NW. but its still same....

ifconfig output look like this

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr 00:10:18:8F:58:BC
inet addr: Bcast: Mask:
inet6 addr: fe80::210:18ff:fe8f:58bc/64

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr: Mask:
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
RX packets:157195 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:157195 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0


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