Gagné: Connecting to the Internet with Kppp
Feb 11, 2005, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Marcel Gagné)
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"Note : This article is an excerpt from chapter 9 of my book,
"Moving to the Linux Business Desktop.'
"Most ISPs provide dial-up access through the Point-to-Point
Protocol, or PPP. The KDE program that gets you connected to the
Internet with a modem is called kppp. On a standard KDE setup,
you'll find it under Kicker's big K by choosing the Internet menu,
then clicking Internet Dialer. On Mandrake, look under Networking,
then Remote Access; and Red Hat has it under Extras and Internet.
You can always just start the application with the command kppp
& from an X window terminal session or by using your old
friend, the combo—once again, just type kppp..."