[PLUG] How to get a Tata Indicom Broadband connection working in Ubuntu 7.04

Nikhil Kale nikhilrkale at gmail.com
Sun May 6 13:41:01 IST 2007

On 5/6/07, pgiresident pgi <pgiresident at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> This is Santam Chakraborty from Chandigarh. I have installed ubuntu 7.04 on
> my system ( dual booting with Win XP. I have a Tata Indicom Broadband
> connection using a ADSL router from Billion (BIPAC 5200 S). I have a
> permanent IP address. I tried to connect to the net using the networking
> program where I selected the option of static IP and then typed the IP
> address / Subnet / Gateway and also typed in the preferred DNS servers -
> however an internet connection didnot materialize. I then tried to see if I
> could use the ADSL connection method in the help file using "sudo pppoeconf"
> method. This also failed. I have also tried using DHCP as an option in the
> networking program but that also failed to work.
> I have used the same router based connection in freespire after just typing
> in the static IP/Subnet/Gateway and preferred DNS addresses provided to me
> by the ISP with minimal hassles. So I am pretty sure that I can use this
> connection in Ubuntu.
> I would be obliged if someone can give me the step by step method to get my
> net up and running as it is the only thing preventing me from moving over to
> Linux completely.
> Thanks
> Santam Chakraborty
> --

Hi  Santam,

If you have permantant IP given by TATA Indicom broadband then
configuration is very with ubuntu Linux.

1.Just boot your PC in windows
2. Open Ehternet /LAN settings in windows XP
3. Note down all the IP address
4. Copy all the IP addresses in Ubuntu LAN settings.

NIkhil Kale.

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