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I am a student and using Ubuntu 10.04 and Windows 7 as dual boot.

In my college, we have a proxy server, so all I need to use the internet is set the proxy settings in Preferences -> Network Proxy and I am set to go.

At my home, I have a broadband connection that requires me to enter my username and password and then its all set on Windows. However, I have no idea how to get it right with Ubuntu.

Once I tried doing that by setting the PPPOE settings and then it worked on Ubuntu too, but when I came back to college, the internet stopped working.

All I remember is that I did some stuff with setting some Network Manager stuff to false or something like that, and it continued working with the proxy server too.

Please help me with this, so that I can easily use internet both at home and college too.

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They have a proxy server that blocks the whole internet? Or are you trying to access a site that they block? – n0pe Apr 20 '11 at 20:42
The problem is not with the proxy server, i can use internet with it. I mentioned it just to describe the use case scenarios(in this case 2: 1st proxy server and 2nd PPPoE broadband). I want to know how to can I easily use both when I wish to. – Jatin Ganhotra Apr 21 '11 at 12:05

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