Connecting to L2TP

David Vincent dvincent at
Tue Feb 26 16:00:35 UTC 2008

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Karl Auer wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-02-26 at 17:16 +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> Next week I'm converting another Windows XP box to Ubuntu.
>> What program can connect to a cable modem and dial? She has this information:
>> 1) host name
>> 2) user name
>> 3) password
>> 4) L2TP
> Don't get a cable modem, get a cable router. That way she can connect
> via standard ethernet and needs no special software at all on the PC. It
> has the added advantage of supporting multiple PCs on the one cable
> link.
> What do you mean "dial"? Cable is always on...

It's called a PPPOE connection and just getting a cable router won't
help unless it supports that type of thing.

The OP should use their favorite search engine and see what they can
turn up.  I've not setup a PPPOE connection under Linux so unfortunately
can't help other than to post this link:

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