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PPPOECONF(8)									     PPPOECONF(8)

       pppoeconf -- configures a PPPoE (ADSL) connection

       pppoeconf [-nox]  [iface]

       The pppoeconf program is user-friendly dialog based setup tool for pppd (and pppoe      if
       needed). It will look for existing ethernet cards and look for ADSL hardware connected  to
       one  of	them.  You  can add an interface name iface to force pppoeconf to use it. Then it
       will get some login info and do some minor modifications to make  working  settings.  Note
       that you can use ESC key to exit program when you wan.

       -nox	 Force ncurses use.

       /etc/ppp/peers/dsl-provider is pppd options file for your dsl provider.

       /etc/ppp/pap-secrets  and  /etc/ppp/chap-secrets  are  described  in  pppd  documentation.
       pppoeconf may add lines to theses files.

       /etc/ppp/ip-up.d/0clampmss and /etc/ppp/ip-down.d/0clampmss  are  used  to  clamp  MSS  if

       /etc/network/interfaces is network interface file for your system.

       pppd(8), interfaces(5), pon(1) and pppoe(8).

       This  manual  page was originally written by Eduard Bloch (blade@debian.org) and now main-
       tained by Gregory Colpart (reg@evolix.fr) for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used
       by  others).   This  document  is  free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software  Foun-
       dation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

       On  Debian  systems,  the  complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in

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