[ubuntu-uk] Orange Livebox (internet) with Ubuntu

Darren Mansell darren.mansell at opengi.co.uk
Fri Sep 14 15:04:17 BST 2007

On Fri, 2007-09-14 at 14:31 +0100, Tom Bamford wrote:
> Hello,
> Having work with an Orange livebox for a client, I can say they are 
> terrible units with poor firmware and fault tolerance. The two I used 
> frequently dropped the ppp connection for no reason and gave mediocre 
> Wifi range and performance. The service itself didn't seem too bad, if 
> you are willing to buy your own router.
> My personal recommendation would be www.f2s.com, but some people have 
> reservations about Pipex, who now owns them.

My personal recommendation is Demon. I use them at home. Static IP and
hostname. No traffic prioritisation. £25 inc / month for as fast as you
can get in your area. No complaints at all.

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