connecting my laptop to the internet

MICHAEL WEAVER michaelweaver1 at
Mon Jan 1 14:58:32 UTC 2007

I have had a thought about getting my Internet connection tempoarily working
in Ubuntu Edgy until I can get my desktop sorted out with Linux or buy a
wireless Router for home use with my BT account and have both desktop and
laptop machines networked.
Is there a way of connecting my laptop using my BT Voyager Broadband MODEM
which someone at one of the Linux groups I attend did manage to get working
on his laptop as he was able to access the web with it which I normally use
for my desktop machine without affecting my connection settings for Voxbar
which is where the group is held so I can switch between the two without
affecting the settings for Voxbar and basically run my BT account until I
can get Ubuntu on the Desktop so then I can do a bit more work with Linux
and maybe in that way apt-get a copy of Speakup, Espeak, Speech-dispatcher
etc and have a go at trying to get them installed and configured on the

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