aftermath of an ubuntu installation

Donny George donny008 at
Wed Mar 5 20:15:24 UTC 2008

yes the command worked

thankyou so much, so very much

now i dont have to run between two os to access the ubuntu forums :)


On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 7:16 PM, Nils Kassube <kassube at> wrote:

> Donny George wrote:
> > theres a dsl modem. company name frtizbox, wlan, version 2
> >
> > i really dont have a clue about the id, pwd coz wen i moved to this
> > place, the guy next door just handed me the end of a lan cable and i
> > plugged it in and it worked,
> OK, if you only got the cable and it worked, the fritzbox works as a
> router and should provide an IP configuration via DHCP. Then there is no
> need to configure DSL with pppoeconf or similar programs. Please try to
> get a DHCP lease with the command
> sudo dhclient3 eth0
> in a terminal. If you get a lease, the output of "ifconfig eth0" should
> show something like
>  inet addr:  Bcast:  Mask:
> below the line with the harware address. If that worked, you should have
> your internet running. If it doesn't work you could try to find out
> details about your internet setup in Windows. Probably you know how to do
> that better than me :)
> Nils
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