Connecting to L2TP
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 17:13:27 UTC 2008
On 26/02/2008, Karl Auer <kauer at biplane.com.au> 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
She did not purchase the modem, it is supplied by the ISP. And she has
no other computers at home, nor will there be any. I had floated the
idea of buying a router (like I have at home), but that is out of the
question. Don't make me go into why.
> What do you mean "dial"? Cable is always on...
Just like I say. She needs login information to access the Internet.
Maybe someone with more technical insight can explain why.
A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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