I have a new broadband connection and i want to connect it using ubuntu. I have a user name and a password, nothing more.
I want to know how to connect to such network, how to create the connection?
You have two options for PPPoE as I understand from your question.
DSL provided by Network Manager. Just go to Edit Connections… in the Network Settings and you will see DSL on the last tab and Add the connection.
In your terminal type
sudo pppoeconf and follow the instruction and setup the connection. You can control the connection with
sudo pon and
I solved this problem by setting up a DSL Connection.
Setup a manual Ethernet connection ..
Try the instructions for Mac OS-X (page 4.) for the IP address settings.
best guess on these settings for Ubuntu: (and you should enable 'Connect automatically')