Fix DSL pppoe connection problem with Network Manager in Ubuntu 9.10

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http://ubuntuguide.net – My friend Jason use ADSL and his Ubuntu9.10 machine can not connect to internet with the default network-manager come with Ubuntu 9.10.Everytime the machine startup,he need to type pppoeconf command and configure to access to internet.Here is how to fix this problem in Ubuntu 9.10. Step1:Update Network Manager to the latest version from PPA Open up terminal from Applications->Accessories->Terminal to type following command to add the key first: sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-keys BC8EBFE8 Edit /etc/apt/sources.list by this command: sudo gedit /etc/apt/sources.list append following to end of the file and save it. deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/trunk/ubuntu karmic main deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/network-manager/trunk/ubuntu karmic main Now,type this two command to update the network-manager: sudo aptitude update sudo aptitude safe-upgrade Step2:configuration to fix the conflict between pppoe and network-manager Edit /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf sudo gedit /etc/NetworkManager/nm-system-settings.conf find and change “managed=true” (without quotes). Edit /etc/network/interfaces, sudo gedit /etc/network/interfaces change its content to: auto lo iface lo inet loopback Delete /etc/resolv.conf by this command: sudo rm -rf /etc/resolv.conf Now,restart machine or restart the network-manager by this command: sudo /etc/init.d/network-manager restart Step3:Add DSL connection to network-manager and make it auto-connect at login. Right click on network-manager icon and select “edit connections” Delete useless connection.In DSL tab,click Add and then input your Username and Password. Remember check the “Available to all users” (marked in picture) to prevent  keyring locked problem. Share Related posts: Change network card MAC Address on Ubuntu Disable Annoying Update-Manager Popup in Ubuntu Install Exaile music manager/player in ubuntu (HowTos)