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In order to connect to the internet in Windows 7, there is a dialog box in which one enters the username and password in order to connect. I have diligently looked in many places, but I can not find where this internet username and password dialog box is in Ubuntu.

I am definitely connected to Ethernet. Ubuntu is clearly showing my IP address, Ethernet address, etc.

It is my understanding that the connection where I am is a DSL connection. The DSL company needs a password and username in order to access the account. Where could I enter that?

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pppoe? You might look at askubuntu.com/questions/83869/… –  arochester Nov 20 '12 at 9:36
    
Are you not able to connect to the ADSL model/router setup, using your browser? There should instruction on how to log on in the manual (for ADSL modem). It is usually as simple as opening browser and typing an address of: 192.168.0.1 (this may vary for your particular device) –  david6 Nov 20 '12 at 9:39

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Setting the details in the router is preferrable; however, if it must be set in the computer, right-click the Network Manager icon, select 'Edit Connections' and select the DSL tab. Fill in your details there.

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OK, I am on the net for now. Thank you very much for your help. I really appreciate it. –  Paul Nov 20 '12 at 14:45

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