Digital subscriber line; a type of broadband Internet connection which uses high-frequency digital signals on regular telephone lines to transfer data. For Damn Small Linux, use [damn-small-linux].

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DSL Sporadically stopping

I have a PACE 5268AC modem from AT&T. Intermittently, the internet will just stop working. When I say stop working, I can ping the default gateway, but cannot ping any external website. Am I ...
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Devices losing WiFi connections around midnight

I have a 2701HG-B 2WIRE modem/router from my DSL provider (AT&T). It has worked pretty well for over a year now. Recently, it has started giving my wireless devices some trouble (iPhones and ...
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Home DSL Gets Drastically Worse Throughout the Day?

I've tried to contact my ISP about this issue that I've been having for the past year and a half. In short, my internet connection gets DRASTICALLY worse throughout the day, even to the point of it ...
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Should fax machines use a DSL filter?

I have heard DSL prevents some items that use phone lines from functioning properly, such as home alarms. First of all, is it possible to use a fax machine on the same line as a DSL modem and ...
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2 PPPOE on different computer

I have an ISP which provides "WAN Miniport (PPPOE)" connection type. It means they gave me the username and password so that I can log into in. They have registered my MAC address on their website. I ...
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Kali 2.0 - No DSL configuration

I booted Kali from USB in order to install it, I was all hyped up about it, but I bumped into this big problem: when I go to Settings → network I click the "+" sign to add a new connection ...
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Are modems, made for a more recent DSL standard, downwards compatible with older DSL technology?

I understand that older DSL modems aren't compatible with newer technology, but is the case same the other way around? I.e.: Is VDSL2 modem compatible with a VDSL connection? What about with ADSL or ...
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192.168.1.1 is not loading in my browser

I am using Broadband PTCL DSL 2 MB AN1020-16T , there are two PC's on this Modem .One is mine and one connection to my friend PC.At first when i installed my Modem ,192.168.1.1 was working fine and ...
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Sporadic high latency on my home network

tl;dr My home network recently has been experiencing jumps from 27ms latency to 600ms. It doesn't happen always, and seems to occur frequently at night. What equipment should I buy and tests should I ...
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What is the right gauge wire for the incoming DSL phone line to my router?

Last year I built my house and I have lots of conduit and wiring throughout. Everything works great except for one nagging issue. My DSL router's connection seems to degrade over time. It gets to the ...
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Two Slow DSL or One Fast DSL? [closed]

I'm planning to do a lot of video conference chat, unfortunately, at 2Mbps, there are times I experience loss of sound during chat and even without using the internet, there are times that the ...
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Cisco VEN501-AT wireless access point password

I just got DSL from AT&T, and their gateway (router + modem, model 3801HGV) only supports 802.11b/g wifi -- which is kind of pokey at this point. (It's faster than the internet connection, but I'm ...
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RDP Connection slow

I have change internet provider from DSL to Cable. (from 16Mbps to 120Mbps) Since that, I am facing with the new provider now some slowless issues when I connect via RDP to Win8 from Win7 over IP-SEC ...
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Can you run DSL and T1 through a single switch for two different purposes?

I'm not quite sure this works, but my co-worker says it will. Details first: We have a small office of less than 10 PCs, and we use VOIP for our business phone line. All PCs require internet access. ...
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How expensive is it for a USA telecom to upgrade their DSL equipment that supports “ADSL G.DMT” to newer standards like “ADSL2 or ADSL2+” in 2015? [closed]

How expensive is it for a USA telecom to upgrade their DSL equipment that only supports "ADSL G.DMT" to newer standards like "ADSL 2 or ADSL 2+" in 2015? What is the estimated per line equipment cost ...
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Using an IP address range with pppd over fibre dsl

I'm attempting to configure my router (a debian based linux system) to use an IP address range provided by my broadband provider (BT in the UK). I've been allocated some IP addresses and provided ...
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My DSL operator is suggesting that I use at Cat 6 cabling instead of normal telephone wire to get maximum speed

I have made a contract recently, for a DSL only line (dry DSL; no telephone) at 10Mbps. From the day one it is disconnecting every now and then. After complaining to the company they tried to make the ...
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DSL Much Slower when plugged into certain phone wall jacks

I have successfully confirmed that my DSL connection is 1/3 of my full speed when plugged into 2 different wall jacks in my apartment. My building manager linked those two wall jacks together, with ...
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what devices are required to setup wireless internet with dsl? [closed]

i'm new in these things. what devices are required to setup wireless internet fully. I mean from device that search for signal to DSL router. I've seen people install some kind of device on their roof ...
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Is a DSL splitter required, if only a Modem is attached to the line?

Annex B is the current standard for digital subscriber line (DSL) in Germany. A DSL-splitter is an analog L-C-filter to separate the POTS (plain old telephone service, like voice and ISDN, FAX) ...
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Two Routers are fighting each other on LAN

My apartment is quite large and most rooms have several walls, meaning Wifi signals drop easily. To combat this I found a spare DSL Router I had previously and placed that in the Kitchen and ...
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Can I switch to DSL if I already have a T1 line? [closed]

I am a software engineer working remotely over a T1 line from home. I live in a very rural location and pay $500/month for this line. At the time, I had no choice. They had to install a series of ...
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Is Satellite internet generally as reliable as cable or DSL? [closed]

I'm trying to determine from a reliability standpoint whether internet service from a satellite provider is as good as a cable or DSL provider. Obviously nothing is perfect nor has a 100% uptime, but ...
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Is it possible to combine the bandwidth from a DSL modem and a ClearWire modem?

Kind of a crazy question, but... I am looking into getting a backup internet connection. I have DSL and ClearWire can now reach 4-5 meg speeds. I was thinking about getting that service as a backup ...
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How to setup 2 dsl lines on Windows Server 2008 R2?

I have an issue with a Windows 2008 R2 Standard server. Currently we have 12 workstations cabled to a switch. The switch is fed by 1 AT&T 6mb DSL Modem. One NIC on the server connects to the ...
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Trying to figure out NAT between modem and router

I just bought a new DSL modem and I'm trying to set it up optimally for my small home network. There are a few computers and smartphones which access the router which handles ethernet and Wi-Fi, then ...
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Home Network VPN solutions for DSL?

I have a handful of servers and PC's in my home network. I want to set up a VPN so that I can access any of my home network devices while in the office and traveling. To date I have just been using ...
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N600 Wireless Dual Band Router (WNDR3400) Connection

I'm trying to change the base router (AON Speedtouch) with my N600 - WNDR3400. According to N600 WLAN-Router, I should be able to use DSL as Internet input. When I put the cable in the internet port ...
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Can a DSL splitter be used in place of a micro filter

I don't want to do the rewiring required to put a splitter at the demarcation point, but we don't have DSL micro filters available here. Can I use two splitters as filters for the modem and the ...
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Delay connecting to Network until AFTER router connects? (Win7)

Windows is taking unnecessarily long to start up because Windows (7, 64bit) tries to connect my wireless device to a network before my DSL can actually connect to the Internet. So what happens is, ...
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Is DSL upload speed shared among subscribers locally? [closed]

I have a feeling that my DSL provider is lying to me, but I cannot find a technical rebuttal online. Can someone tell me if the following makes sense: I have ADSL which is supposedly "up to" 16,000 ...
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Two routers connected to one DSL modem

Let's say that currently I have a VDSL modem connected to the phone wall-socket: it takes the VDSL line/signal. Then I've a router, connected from the WAN port, through ethernet, to the modem. The ...
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Is it possible to Team 2 static IPs over 1 DSL

I have a single DSL line with a block of 8 (5 usable) static IPs. I want to know if it is possible to team 2 or 3 of the IPs and if so, will it help with my upload/download rate or is the up/down ...
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Has the hardware in my modem gone bad?

I contacted CenturyLink about my modem recently and received useless and unrelated information. The problem seems to be that the modem will no longer save settings, the web interface is unusable ...
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How to make Thompson 516 DSL modem re-establish connection automatically on power loss?

I don't know why my DSL modem works like this. Whenever there's a power loss, the modem will just sit around in a disconnected state until someone goes into the web interface and click "Connect". As ...
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How to remove an old “wired” connection internet connection that starts automatically under Windows 7?

A few months ago I stayed with a friend in another country for a couple of weeks and used their wired internet connection on my netbook. I don't recall if it was DSL or cablemodem. I'm now staying ...
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Do I need a DSL splitter if my connection is internet only? [duplicate]

We've signed up for a internet connection that doesn't include a phone package. Can I get away with not using a splitter?
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Power outlet to phone jack with UVerse

I just moved into a new house that conveniently did not have a phone jack in my office. I'm considering buying an adapter to turn a power outlet into a phone jack, so as to have the UVerse box in my ...
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Configure an ADSL Router to connect to the internet via a DSLAM, then Squid Proxy

I have a setup as follows PC <-- ADSL Router <-- DSLAM <-- SquidProxy Server <--> ISP Provided Router --> Internet The Squid proxy (running on Ubuntu 12.04) connects to the ISP ...
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Why is my DSL connection so slow, when my neighbor's is much faster?

I've just moved into a new house (new for me; the house was built in 2006). I've purchased DSL service through AT&T, paying for speeds "up to" 768 Kbps downstream / 384 Kbps upstream. My issue ...
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Improving VPN speed through DSL

I have one location using at&t dsl that connects to the office vpn correctly but the speed is unacceptable. The internet speed is 2.5 mbps & when connected to the vpn the internet speed is ...
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Why does my 2wire dsl modem resetsevery time i try to use TeamViewer?

Every time I try to connect to any TeamViewer PC, my DSL modem resets. With the reset, its off for about 1 minute, IP changes but the connection initialization screen does not go away and session ...
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VPN connects, but cannot not route to internal URL's. How do I debug this?

I have AT&T U-verse DSL at home. I would like to connect to my work's VPN. My VPN client successfully connects; however, when I enter URL's that are internally routed at my work (for example if I ...
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DSL vs Cable latency

currently I have a 10Mbps DSL line and I'm thinking to switch to a cable since they got 100Mbps for a little less than double the price I'm paying for 10Mbps. In other words the cable company is ...
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How can a computer be hooked up to DSL in multiple rooms?

I know nothing about DSL. One of my friends has a modem and computer in one room, and what appear to be a phone jack and maybe a splitter with one end for DSL in another room. How would getting a ...
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Are some DSL modems cheaper to operate than others? (power usage)

I recently have started using a Motorola 2210 in conjunction with AT&T's DSL service in the Silicon Valley area. That gadget runs hot to the touch! Which means... I assume it is gobbling lots of ...
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DSL vs Cable internet?

So I am not quite sure of the differences. I have read that DSL is fed into the home via the phone line, and cable is, of course, through the cable jacks. I currently have a 30Mbps cable connection ...
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Two static IPs on one DSL modem, computer A can't see computer B over the WAN

Both computers have internet access and can browse to any other domain or IP except the ones on the same incoming modem. The configuration is: DSL modem with 5 static IPs one switch connected to the ...
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What factors limit the available speed of my DSL connection?

I live out in Rural, and the only DSL speed available to me is 1.5Mb/s. In town they have 7Mb/s, but not here. Where does that speed limit come from? Is it the wiring we put in the street? Or the ...
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Bridged DSL connection works for a bit, then fails bizarrely

I've got a BellSouth FastAccess DSL subscription that has run on an ISP-provided 2wire HomePortal 1700HW combination modem/router for a few years now with no significant issues. I recently acquired a ...