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  <!ENTITY dhsurname   "<surname>Bloch</surname>">
  <!-- Please adjust the date whenever revising the manpage. -->
  <!ENTITY dhdate      "<date>may 27, 2007</date>">
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  <!ENTITY dhemail     "<email>blade@debian.org</email>">
  <!ENTITY dhusername  "Eduard Bloch">
  <!ENTITY dhemail2    "<email>reg@evolix.fr</email>">
  <!ENTITY dhusername2 "Gregory Colpart">
  <!ENTITY dhucpackage "<refentrytitle>PPPOECONF</refentrytitle>">
  <!ENTITY dhpackage   "pppoeconf">

  <!ENTITY debian      "<productname>Debian GNU/Linux</productname>">
  <!ENTITY gnu         "<acronym>GNU</acronym>">
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<refentry>
  <refentryinfo>
    <address>
      &dhemail;
    </address>
    <author>
      &dhfirstname;
      &dhsurname;
    </author>
    <copyright>
      <year>2001</year>
      <holder>&dhusername;</holder>
    </copyright>
    <copyright>
      <year>2007</year>
      <holder>&dhusername2;</holder>
    </copyright>
    &dhdate;
  </refentryinfo>
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    &dhucpackage;

    &dhsection;
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  <refnamediv>
    <refname>&dhpackage;</refname>

    <refpurpose>configures a PPPoE (ADSL) connection</refpurpose>
  </refnamediv>
  <refsynopsisdiv>
    <cmdsynopsis>
      <command>&dhpackage;</command>
    
      <arg><option><replaceable>-nox</replaceable></option></arg>
      <arg><option><replaceable>iface</replaceable></option></arg>

    </cmdsynopsis>
  </refsynopsisdiv>
  <refsect1>
    <title>DESCRIPTION</title>

    <para>The <command>&dhpackage;</command> program is user-friendly dialog
     based setup tool for <command>pppd</command> (and <command>pppoe</command>
     if needed). It will look for existing ethernet cards and look for ADSL
     hardware connected to one of them. You can add an interface name
     <option>iface</option> to force &dhpackage; to use it. Then it will get
     some login info and do some minor modifications to make working
     settings. Note that you can use ESC key to exit program when you wan.</para>

  </refsect1>
  <refsect1>
    <title>OPTIONS</title>

      <variablelist>
       <varlistentry>
        <term><option>-nox</option></term>
        <listitem>
          <para>Force ncurses use.</para>
        </listitem>
       </varlistentry>
      </variablelist>
  </refsect1>
  <refsect1>
    <title>FILES</title>

    <para><filename>/etc/ppp/peers/dsl-provider</filename> is pppd options file
    for your dsl provider.</para>
    <para><filename>/etc/ppp/pap-secrets</filename> and
    <filename>/etc/ppp/chap-secrets</filename> are described in pppd documentation.
    &dhpackage; may add lines to theses files.</para>
    <para><filename>/etc/ppp/ip-up.d/0clampmss</filename> and
    <filename>/etc/ppp/ip-down.d/0clampmss</filename> are used to clamp MSS if
    needed.</para>
    <para><filename>/etc/network/interfaces</filename> is network interface file
    for your system.</para>

  </refsect1>

  <refsect1>
    <title>SEE ALSO</title>

    <para>pppd(8), interfaces(5), pon(1) and pppoe(8).</para>

  </refsect1>
  <refsect1>
    <title>AUTHOR</title>

    <para>This manual page was originally written by &dhusername; (&dhemail;)
     and now maintained by &dhusername2; (&dhemail2;) for the &debian; system
     (but may be used by others).  This document is free software; you can
     redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the &gnu; General
     Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version
     2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.</para>
    <para>On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public
     License can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL.</para>

  </refsect1>
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