BSNL or Airtel Broadband Internet Configuration for Ubuntu /Fedora /Redhat LinuxThere is no special settings required for connect and configure BSNL Broadband mode on Linux platforms.
BSNL Broadband modem is already per-configured.
So most of the cased, it will work with the default settings itself.
1) Verify whether your network card driver is installed on Ubuntu .
2) Connect the Network cable between system and modem (ADSL router)
2) Enable Automatic IP configuration on Linux
go to System--->Administration --->Networking
Select Automatic Configuration and click OK.
By default BSNL modem is configurred to supply ip address for the system connected to it (DHCP Server will be running).
Modem IP will be - 192.168.1.1 , subnet mask- 255.255.255.0, Modem will supply an IP for the system.
System IP will be - 192.168.1.2 , Subnet - 255.255.255.0, Gateway - 192.168.1.1
Now you can start browsing the internet.
Manual Configuration:If you want to configure the setting manually.
Follow the above settings and , Instead of enabling automatic configuration select Static IP Address and enter the IP details.
IP address - 192.168.1.2
Subnet Mask - 255.255.255.0Gateway Addres - 192.168.1.1
Dns server address varies state to state
After saving the above settings, you can login to the broadband modem through web browser using IP- 192.168.1.1 (user- admin, passwd- admin). There you can find the DNS server assigned to the modem. Same IP you can use it here.
Without configuring DNS net surfing will not work.
IF the DNS service is enabled in your modem, then you can use the modem IP(192.168.1.1) as a DNS server IP
Now you can surf from your system.
Same procedure can be used for Fedora Linux, Redhat Linux
Configure Through ShellFor Fedora Linux
and add the below configuration
Save the file
edit Resolve config
#vi /etc/resolv.confnameserver primarydnsserver
#service network restart