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    Default Ubuntu Problem Thread

    Ubuntu users can share their problem here.

    I've installed Ubuntu 11.10 in Laptop 10.10 in Desktop.
    Is there any gui/visual PPPoE tool for dial up internet connection?
    I used to use
    Code:
    sudo pppoeconf
    but it disappears the the network manager icon and edit capability.

    Also I have faced another problem, internet getting disconnected after a while
    Similar to this: http://askubuntu.com/questions/93301...-after-a-while

    Any one wanna share their experience

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    Why do you even need a GUI to configure something as simple as PPoPE? `-`

    As for your inet disconnection, common issue for PPoE smile users regardless of the OS. Do some high speed transfers that sustain themselves for a while, it'll kill itself and demand a reconnect.

    Solution: Write a simple bash script to automatically connect it.
    Last edited by Codex; January 18th, 2012 at 00:25.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wintereise View Post
    Why do you even need a GUI to configure something as simple as PPoPE? `-`

    As for your inet disconnection, common issue for PPoE smile users regardless of the OS. Do some high speed transfers that sustain themselves for a while, it'll kill itself and demand a reconnect.

    Solution: Write a simple bash script to automatically connect it.
    It connects automatically I guess, but it interrupts the software upgrades, and I've to do it from the start
    & Ubuntu is very annoying after installing without the required software
    Even one has to download plugin to play mp3 files.

    I downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 DVD version but its no good with the extra size only contains the extra language packs

    Anyway which version of Ubuntu do people prefer here?

    Or should I switch to Fedora :S

    Though I've always preferred Ubuntu over Fedora before.

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    Anyone used "wine"

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cpt.Mactavish View Post
    Anyone used "wine"
    Mmm not, heard that it can emulate a lot of windows application

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cpt.Mactavish View Post
    Anyone used "wine"
    Yes, lots of times. Anything specific you need to know?

    ---------- Post added at 23:56 ---------- Previous post was at 23:55 ----------

    Quote Originally Posted by abir View Post
    It connects automatically I guess, but it interrupts the software upgrades, and I've to do it from the start
    & Ubuntu is very annoying after installing without the required software
    Even one has to download plugin to play mp3 files.

    I downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 DVD version but its no good with the extra size only contains the extra language packs

    Anyway which version of Ubuntu do people prefer here?

    Or should I switch to Fedora :S

    Though I've always preferred Ubuntu over Fedora before.

    Eh, the easiest solution is getting an 'always on' Bdcom/smile line.

    As for what I personally use, bare metal debian configured the way I want from scratch. I even compiled the kernel myself :3

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    Quote Originally Posted by abir View Post
    It connects automatically I guess, but it interrupts the software upgrades, and I've to do it from the start
    & Ubuntu is very annoying after installing without the required software
    Even one has to download plugin to play mp3 files.

    I downloaded the Ubuntu 11.10 DVD version but its no good with the extra size only contains the extra language packs

    Anyway which version of Ubuntu do people prefer here?

    Or should I switch to Fedora :S

    Though I've always preferred Ubuntu over Fedora before.
    If you are having trouble with Ubuntu, you will have MUCH more trouble with Fedora. It doesn't come with much end-user features which come with Ubuntu. You cant play videos/music on Fedora without installing all plugins separately.

    Though, PPPoE connection is better on Fedora. I could connect and stay online fine on Fedora but not on Ubuntu.

    As for Wine, I have used it to run some Windows Apps which did not have Linux versions.

    May I ask what you are using Linux for?



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    Yap!how to install it?u know ubuntu is for moderate users.needs to use command lines.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Cpt.Mactavish View Post
    Yap!how to install it?u know ubuntu is for moderate users.needs to use command lines.
    Ubuntu makes it kinda easy, lol. Add the wine ppas, apt-get install wine, done.

    Here's a more detailed set of instructions for you: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qpgyd41UsmI

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flame View Post
    If you are having trouble with Ubuntu, you will have MUCH more trouble with Fedora. It doesn't come with much end-user features which come with Ubuntu. You cant play videos/music on Fedora without installing all plugins separately.

    Though, PPPoE connection is better on Fedora. I could connect and stay online fine on Fedora but not on Ubuntu.

    As for Wine, I have used it to run some Windows Apps which did not have Linux versions.

    May I ask what you are using Linux for?
    For getting used to linux platform
    Also installed Android SDK & NDK there. NDK is hazardous with Cygwin in windows..
    Sometimes try to explore the thingy!

    Thinking of installing 11.10 version.

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