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Haris-MV
November 4th, 2008, 12:51 PM
Hello

I'm a new Ubuntu user, I was using Windows XP. My ISP has given me a Modem. Modem brand name is Paradyne, It might be a local modem.

Is there anyway to connect Internet using that Modem?

Please help me.

Thanks in Return

superprash2003
November 4th, 2008, 05:37 PM
any idea if your connection is DSL or cable.. in windows xp, did you require a dialer to connect to the internet or does it work as soon as you switch on your modem?

Haris-MV
November 4th, 2008, 07:34 PM
Its a cable one, In XP i have to dial it always

superprash2003
November 6th, 2008, 04:50 PM
in that case, this should help you http://prash-babu.blogspot.com/2008/06/how-to-configure-bridged-mode-in-linux.html

timcredible
November 6th, 2008, 05:06 PM
if it's a usb modem, then it should be no problem, just have network manager dial the number. if network manager doesn't work, try gnome-ppp.