How can I connct to internet without the pppoe-start?

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How can I connct to internet without the pppoe-start?

Postby pieroim » Sun Jul 01, 2007 18:30

With pppoe-start I can connect to internet (ADSL with ethernet modem). But in this manner I have to access to the console with root... Very complicated.
Is there a program that I can install on the tool bar, like KnetworkManager, to connct immediately to internet when I want and view the connection status? Like in Windows or in Mandriva..

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Postby pieroim » Mon Jul 02, 2007 15:43

..there isn't a solution to this problem?
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Re: How can I connct to internet without the pppoe-start?

Postby gabrielmenini » Wed Dec 12, 2007 20:12

Hello, Piero.

Please stay tuned, I'll be uploading a mini-HOWTO into the wiki ASAP.

Ciao!
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Re: How can I connct to internet without the pppoe-start?

Postby marcusivanhoe » Fri Jan 04, 2008 22:08

Hi, I'm Also wondering about how to get the connection without the pppoe-start, but there is more, everytime I want to connect ng pppoe-start, I need to input:
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# ifconfig eth0 broadcast 192.168.0.1


Until I knew, ifconfig is suposed to keep that conf, but every time I start my PC it turns to Broadcast 192.0168.0.255
How can I make it retain the conf?
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