[Nottingham] Talk Talk Broadband
Peter.Chang at nottingham.ac.uk
Thu May 3 14:09:53 BST 2007
On Thu, 3 May 2007, Michael Leuty wrote:
> On 03/05/07, Dan Robertson <stempswood_dan at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>> I'm also about to set up an internet connection with
>> Ubuntu for the first time. Excuse my ignorance if this
>> is a bit of a simple question, but can anyone go into
>> more detail about how you would connect via ethernet?
> Don't even try to use a USB modem with Linux. I don't know why they
> are always supplied by ISPs, I suppose it is because some older
> computers may have a USB socket but no network (ethernet) socket. And
> because the devices are cheap.
FWIW, the speedtouch usb adsl modem supplied by Tiscali works well under
Fedora Core 5.
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