This bug was fixed in the package ubuntu-mate-meta - 1.154.1
ubuntu-mate-meta (1.154.1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Refreshed dependencies
* Added pppoeconf to cloudtop, core, desktop (LP: #1607555)
* Added unattended-upgrades to cloudtop, core, desktop (LP: #1622257)
-- Martin Wimpress <c...@flexion.org> Wed, 14 Sep 2016 13:58:00 +0100
** Changed in: ubuntu-mate-meta (Ubuntu Xenial)
Status: Fix Committed => Fix Released
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pppoeconf not available before or after installation on DSL
Status in ubuntu-mate:
Status in ubuntu-mate-meta package in Ubuntu:
Status in ubuntu-mate-meta source package in Xenial:
pppoeconf is missing from the ubuntu-mate-desktop meta-package.
Impact: My computer is wired via a SpeedStream DSL modem/router to the
telephone line. Before I can go online my ISP requires a logon with
password. I cannot do this when booting with any Ubuntu installation
DVD I've used (14.04 & 16.04, both 32 and 64 bit). There is no way
I've found to run pppoeconf to attach to the internet unless pppoeconf
is available to do so.
Any attempt to use pppoeconf to configure the connection just tells me
the package is not installed and to use sudo apt-get install pppoeconf
but, of course, I cannot do this until pppoeconf enables me to get
Test Case: apt rdepends pppoeconf should list pppoeconf in ubuntu-
mate-core and ubuntu-mate-desktop.
Workaround: My workaround has been to download the pppoeconf.deb
package to a thumb drive, then use GDebi to install it. This works but
it's clumsy and it's only been through trial and error and a whole lot
of time that I've figured this out. I doubt any newbie on dial-up or
DSL will be able to connect to the internet and so is likely to
abandon the OS.
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