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.) click The K Menu icon in your Toolbar and choose Control Center. Once the Control Center starts, choose Internet & Network from the left panel to access the various Internet and networking related settings.

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Modifying some of the settings in this module will require Administrator Mode. Click the Administrator Mode button and enter your password when necessary.

Network Settings - Control Center

Configuring a Dial-Up Connection

If you use a dial-up connection, Kubuntu has you covered as well. Launch the KPPP application by clicking The K Menu icon in your Toolbar and choosing Internet->KPPP (Internet Dial-Up Tool). 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.

KPPP (Internet Dial-Up Tool)

Click the Configure button to set up a new dial-up account.