How to setup NetworkManager work with pppoe connection on Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic)
When Ubuntu 9.10 releases, pppoe connection via NetworkManager is impossible because some bug in it so to fix this we will install network manager from daily network manager trunk ppa.
Install network manager from Daily trunk PPA
First you need to edit the /etc/apt/sources.list file
gksudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list
Addd the following two lines
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/trunk/ubuntu karmic main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/trunk/ubuntu karmic main
Save and exit the file
Update the source list
sudo apt-get update
Install network manager
sudo apt-get install network-manager
Disable your previous “pppoe on boot” setting which is configured by pppoeconf.
Edit /etc/ppp/pppoe_on_boot file
gksudo gedit /etc/ppp/pppoe_on_boot
exec pppd call dsl-provider
#exec pppd call dsl-provider
Now you need to rename /etc/network/interfaces to backup file. NetworkManager will only handle connections which haven’t declared in interfaces.
$cp /etc/network/interfaces /etc/network/interfaces.back
Also edit /usr/share/polkit-1/actions/org.freedesktop.network-manager-settings.system.policy , find out the line contains “System policy prevents modification of system settings”, and below it there is a “auth_admin_keep“, change it to “yes“. This will enable you to edit a system wide connection. If you consider this will do harm to your security, then revert the change once you have set up your connection correctly.
Finally reboot your system
Source from here
is it a workaround for hsdpa usb modem bug?
when karmic comed out, i met the bug. so i downloaded a daily deb package from LP in 10.31, and it works well until now.
tesarn can you provide a link?
thanx a lot
@pierissimo you can find it here :https://launchpad.net/~network-manager/+archive/trunk
this work with default kernel? (i have 2.6.31-15-generic kernel version) or maybe I have to install a recent version from ubuntu kernel team?
Why we need this?
to connect and disconnect my boradband…
I am trying to configure static ip to my destop with Ubuntu 9.1 . It seems I am able to access the web page with IP address from internal network fine but not able to access the page from external network. Could you please suggest any tutorials etc. to troubleshoot the issue ?
Thanks! It work!
How can I download them & install? I’m unable to connect. That’s why I’m here to know how to connect. I can’t connect to net unless I give my username & password. But where to provide username & password in the default ubuntu 9.10 installation?
I must say this is of no help what so ever. If I am unable to log on to the internet, I can not apt-get anything. ??? Just for the record I’m using a live CD from an older version in an effort to resolve this. But of coarse thank you for your time and effort. Just could help but to be sarcastic. 🙂
It doesn’t work. After reboot “wired network not managed”, pppoeconf does not work anymore, even if I undo the changes on “auth_admin_keep“ and interfaces.back. Those steps left me with no internet connection.
this came off suspicious when you gave software source but no pubkey source. they just messed up network manager on this version and that’s final i guess. i would advise anyone to use pppoeconf as a workaround until the next version. it works perfectly for now
Thank you! saved my life!
How does one do this if you can’t get online to eth0 because of the problem?