Set up your router for auto-dialing
Connect your router to the computer using an Ethernet cable, if possible. Open Firefox and type in the address for your router's configuration page (usually something like 192.168.0.1 or 192.168.1.1, check the manual for your router).
There should be a place there where you can fill in your username and password, and other settings, and have the router make the connection for you automatically.
Once that's done, you will have an auto-on internet connection and you can surf the internet on Ubuntu easily.
If your router doesn't support this, then you will need to run this command to configure the connection:
Then, to start a connection:
To stop the connection:
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