Earthlink DSL failing to see Ubuntu

Cybe R. Wizard cyber_wizard at
Thu Oct 27 20:43:52 UTC 2005

On Thu, 27 Oct 2005 15:17:20 -0500
"Dan Martin" <volume at> wrote:

> You must tell us more than this.  How are you connected to the DSL
> modem? Directly?  If so, USB or Ethernet?  Through a router?  Is it
> wired or wifi?
> There is a network administration control in Ubuntu.  You may need to
> run it if you haven't already.

The DSL modem (checked the back of the box finally) is connected to my
NIC with Ethernet cable, no router, hardwired.

See my follow-up post for additional strangenesses!
And thank you all for putting up with my under-informed problem.

Cybe R. Wizard
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A: Apart from the fact that viruses are supported by their authors, 
use optimized, small code and usually perform well, none.

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