Easier internet configuration
John Richard Moser
nigelenki at comcast.net
Sat Apr 1 22:45:22 BST 2006
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Matthew East wrote:
> <paraphrase> Gianmarco said that setting up PPPoE should be easier in
> Ubuntu. </paraphrase>
> On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 14:58 -0500, John Richard Moser wrote:
>> People with one computer and a
>> straight-out DSL modem are the only ones that really wind up needing
>> host-based PPPoE
> There are loads of these people. We get them every day on the italian
> support mailing list. He's right that setting them up should be easier
> in Ubuntu. Sadly, I don't think it's the sort of thing that is easy to
Well if it's really that important, then it's basically entering a user
name and password. The rest is all cookie-cutter junk that could be
Of course in this case we then need network-admin to reflect this stuff,
we need perhaps an Internet wizard to auto-configure it, etc.
> Gianmarco, if you file a bug and include the model of your modem, that
> would be helpful.
> p.s. please try to avoid top posting emails, it's easier to follow
> threads if you don't.
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