Connecting to L2TP
dotancohen at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 17:16:42 UTC 2008
On 26/02/2008, David Vincent <dvincent at sleepdeprived.ca> 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:
Thank you, now that I have the proper keywords I'll head over to
google (where I started). Thanks.
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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