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/etc/resolv.conf changes during reboot

My ISP asked me to use custom nameserver settings. I have placed these in /etc/resolv.conf. Unfortunately, every time I reboot the computer, the contents of this file is changed. To connect to the ...
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PPPoE reports network is down

When I try to connect to the Internet using pon provider, I get this error: error sending pppoe packet: Network is down error receiving pppoe packet: Network is down If I configure the Internet ...
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Need help with routing

I have set up a Ubuntu server, that I want to use as a router for my local office. The problem is, that I want to make 2 VPN connections, to remote branches, and then I want to route all traffic to ...
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Adding custom DNS server for pppd client connection?

I'm trying to setup dnsmasq to accelerate DNS resolving , but since i use a PPPoE connection , there're both dns server provided by ISP , and the 127.0.0.1. So how can i place the local dns server as ...
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How to filter wvdial/pppd terminal output

I use wvdial to connect to the net with with my USB modem. It works correctly, and I am quite happy with it. When I start it in XFCE I have it set to output to a borderless, transparent terminal so ...
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How to proceed solving ppp connection problems?

I got an embedded system trying to create a ppp connection using a GSM modem. However the connection is never established and all I get is this error message in syslog: Oct 12 08:38:48 pppd[451]: ...
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How to let networkmanager repeat trying to connect DSL until succeeded?

I'm using nm-applet to dial up DSL pppoe connections. As there are a great number of users in my local network, I sometimes have to try many times to establish a successful connection. I wonder is ...
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Ubuntu 10.10: Why does external dial-up modem randomly disconnect from internet?

Background: Dial-up is the only option for this computer Gave up on the internal modem last week; now using an external USB modem. I finally have the computer talking to the internet. HOWEVER, after ...