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7.3. Configuring PPPoE

PPPoE connections are primarily used for xDSL connections. PPPoE stands for Point-to-Point Protocol over Ethernet.
In the main screen, click the New Button and then choose XDSL Configuration from the left hand column, clicking the Next button to proceed.
In the following screen, enter the name of the xDSL provider, and the username and password belonging to this account. When more than one Ethernet device is present on the system, ensure the correct device is selected from the drop down menu labeled Ethernet device . Click Next to proceed.
To configure this network connection to start when the system boots, click the appropriate entry in the main dialog, and then click the Edit button. Ensure that the Active device when computer starts box is ticked. To learn how to manually activate this connection refer to Section 7.6, “NetworkManager”.

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