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Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby Geo » Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:00

I downloaded Sabayon 4.2 Gnome, and I tried to configure my internet connection. My connection is pppoe , but I can't find any pppoe binary. On other Linux distributions I knew of pppoeconf or pppoe-setup, but here, neither of them works.

How can I configure my pppoe connection?
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby crisandbea » Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:09

Geo wrote:I downloaded Sabayon 4.2 Gnome, and I tried to configure my internet connection. My connection is pppoe , but I can't find any pppoe binary. On other Linux distributions I knew of pppoeconf or pppoe-setup, but here, neither of them works.

How can I configure my pppoe connection?


you can install net-dialup/rp-pppoe , or gnome-ppp, or if your internet connection is ADSL with pppoe ,you can you net-setup command for configure your internet connection.
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby Geo » Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:13

Don't I need an internet connection to install that package? net-setup didn't ask for a username/password.
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby crisandbea » Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:46

Geo wrote:Don't I need an internet connection to install that package? net-setup didn't ask for a username/password.


you can not configure your modem/router with pppoe?
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby Geo » Thu Jul 02, 2009 9:48

I don't have a modem/router. Only a cable plugged in my ethernet card.
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby tblu » Fri Jul 03, 2009 16:20

Hello,
I also have a pppoe connection and use 4.2 gnome.
pppoe-setup is working for me out of the box. The Gnome Network manager also let you configure the pppoe-connection in the tab "DSL" of "edit connections" dialog.

If you need more detailed infos, let me know.
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby mynameisbogdan » Sun Jul 05, 2009 11:55

pppoe-setup is working for you out of the box? :shock:


# pppoe-setup
bash: pppoe-setup: command not found

gksu nm-connection-editor worked for me
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby crisandbea » Sun Jul 05, 2009 13:12

mynameisbogdan wrote:pppoe-setup is working for you out of the box? :shock:


# pppoe-setup
bash: pppoe-setup: command not found

gksu nm-connection-editor worked for me


pppoe-setup, not is installed by default, but you can configure your connection with NetworkManager, using DSL option.
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby mynameisbogdan » Mon Jul 06, 2009 15:53

crisandbea, i was talking with tblu, and i know that rp-pppoe ( :twisted: ) is not installed by default, and

nm-connection-editor = NetworkManager, dudeeeeeeee...... :shock:

i was wondering, why in the hell, the package rp-pppoe is missing when a lot of people need this package, and for a newbie is kinda hard to get it without accesing the internet...
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Re: Another PPPoE question, Sabayon 4.2

Postby odinbaal » Thu Aug 13, 2009 12:27

Exactly same problem here, but on kde with fresh (live) Sabayon 4.2.

I'm also amazed why pppoe is not installed and why NetworkManager has the dsl tab greyed out!

viewtopic.php?f=52&t=17859
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