aftermath of an ubuntu installation

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Mar 4 17:19:51 UTC 2008

Donny George wrote:
> the ethernet on my motherboard has been recognised as REALTEK 8029 by
> ubuntu
> the link that i followed was this.
> but this reaches a point where i have to enter the id and pwd, which i
> dont know. (i share it ) 
> in windows all i need to do it to plug in the dsl cable and the
> internet is up.
> when i do ifconfig -a
> i get
> eth0
> Link encap Ethernet HWaddr xx:xx:xxx
> Up broadcast running multicast blah blah
> lo

OK, so your ethernet controller works. Do you have a DSL router or modem 
and which type is it? As it works in Windows, the ID + password must be 
stored somewhere, but it could be somewhere in Windows (if you share the 
machine as well) or in the modem / router.


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