Connecting to the Internet
Connecting to the Internet is a breeze with Kubuntu! Whether you use a broadband
Internet connection or a dial-up modem, Kubuntu's built-in utilities will have you
connected in no time.
Configuring a broadband Internet connection
If you use a broadband Internet connection (cable, DSL, etc.), in many cases
you will be connected right “out-of-the-box.” However, if you
require additional configuration (i.e. proxies, static IP, etc.)
The K Menu icon in your Toolbar and choose
. Once the Control Center starts,
choose from the left panel
to access the various Internet and networking related settings.
Modifying some of the settings in this module will require
the button and enter your password when necessary.
Configuring a Dial-Up Connection
If you use a dial-up connection, Kubuntu has you covered as well. Launch the
KPPP application by
The K Menu icon in your Toolbar and choosing -> . KPPP is a dialer that handles the configuration needed to get you
connected to your Internet Service Provider. It will automate dialing-in while
letting you monitor the entire process.
Configure button to
set up a new dial-up account.