[ubuntu-uk] Broadband connection with Eclipse

Robin Menneer robinmenneer at gmail.com
Mon Mar 5 15:32:48 GMT 2007

On 3/5/07, Dave Walker <DaveWalker at skydivers.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Robin,
> Did 'webmaster' tell you why it will not work with Ubuntu?
No !

> Do you know what the make and model of the 'black box' is?
Yes.  It's labelled Speed Touch 330 made by Thomson Telecom.  T

> Does this 'black box' have a network cable port (RJ-45) (pic:
> http://www.offspringtech.com/images/big/COUPL-RJ45.jpg).  It's bigger
> than a normal telephone connection.  If so, that is definitely the
> preferable option.

It has two connections: a tiny plug to the landline and a cable with a
USB plug on the other to the computer, and is working on my mac as I

 Kind Regards,
> Daviey
> On Mon, 2007-03-05 at 14:54 +0000, Robin Menneer wrote:
> > Having had Orange take five weeks (and dozens of phone calls) to
> > replace their white box after an ordinary lightning strike, I have
> > moved to Eclipse.  Their black box works ok with my mac mini but my
> > webmaster tells me that it won't work with Ubuntu on my Compaq laptop
> > (which worked ok with Orange) and that I will have to buy a different
> > box costing in excess of £30.  I'm on broadband with non-wireless USB
> > connections.  Help please...
> >
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