Connecting to L2TP

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Tue Feb 26 17:16:42 UTC 2008

On 26/02/2008, David Vincent <dvincent at> 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.

Dotan Cohen

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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