View Full Version : [ubuntu] Internet connection

June 24th, 2008, 05:24 PM
Hi! I am new to Ubuntu. Recently installed 8.04 and could not get the net going.

I have a Switch to which I have connected a ADSL Modem, XP system and now a Ubuntu pc. The XP PC works fine and got struck with Ubuntu.

I have done the following on Ubuntu:
Network: Static IP:
Network Tools: Pinged and got reply
edited cat /etc/hosts where in i have mentioned to sivaraman as per "http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=723361"
after which I was able to provide user name passwords for my PPPoE modem. I activated sudo pon dsl-provider but still unable to connect to net!

anybody out there to help!

Cheers and Best Wishes!