It all changed when i started looking closer to the CLI. Depending on your modem type, you should follow the guide specific to the driver your modem needs. An ethernet port is an allmost universal way to provide network access, and apart from the advent of wifi, has been for decades. The driver is usually proprietary closed source software, with a licence legally protecting it from being used in any way the manufacturer does not see fit. Partners Support Community Ubuntu. Until now, i had to launch the PPPoE session manually and in a most empirical manner – but not anymore
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At 1st i just happened to learn from a 3rd-party source that the NTP server could be set so that date and time will remain synchronized with a public time reference.
Widespread Centurylink Outage this morning There’s a 5 Mb. An ethernet port is an allmost universal way to provide network access, and apart from the advent of wifi, has been for decades.
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Until now, i had to launch the PPPoE session manually and in a most empirical manner – but not anymore Ubuntu and probably all other Linux based operating systems assume that the network connection runs over an ethernet card or other standard network card in the computer.
Page History Login to edit. Other dwl, no guides yet available: Bicephale Anon Aug 4: The driver is usually proprietary closed source software, with a licence legally protecting it from being used in any modme the manufacturer does not see fit.
Hi, Just a note to let you and those who may mdem have interrest that my querry is finally taking off, i think: Thanks a lot, it seems most obvious i must have missed a spot somewhere Rental car lied to me! Video doorbell without WiFi? When you choose an Internet provider, normally you also get the hardware to set up the internet connection.
Most of the time the driver needed for the USB modem is supplied by the manufacturer, and only available for certain specific versions of MS Windows. Half the time you will get an ethernet modem, and gllobespan even an ethernet card, in the other cases often the more economic contracts you get an USB ADSL modem. Often parts of ADSL USB ddsl drivers are propriatary, closed source software, with a restrictive licence, and so the whole driver cannot be supplied with Ubuntu.
Besides, I may have more experience in finding these things, too.
Bicephale Anon Aug 7: Most home computers and business PC’s have an ethernet card, as one is usually supplied on the motherboard nowadays, otherwise one can easily be picked up and installed very cheaply.
If you have a modem that can connect both via USB and ethernet, you should use the ethernet connection. Are we seeing the end of the road for the Windows NT kernel? If you want to start installing your modem straight away, you can jump to the globspan section. And FirmWares, and and McSummation Premium Member Aug By following this guide you should be able to get most common USB ADSL modems working, but some still have mdem problems and others do not currently work at all.
Depending on your modem type, you should follow the guide specific to the driver your modem needs. This guide covers the Dapper packages and source code install.
Many times more like each time, i’d sayi noticed a mention about the PPP authentication failing but the password was OKay and it made no sense – until i saw delay commands related to just that in my readings. If you can get your hands globespqn an ethernet modem or a router you will save yourself some trouble.
In the doing, i stumbled across more interresting information of which i simply didn’t suspect the existence previously. This usually prevents anyone from inspecting the driver to see how it works, or from adapting the driver to work on another system.
Partners Support Community Ubuntu. To identify your modem, you should start by noting the make and model, which is usually printed on the front. It took me about 10 minutes of following various “bread crumb trails” before I found the right page.