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Gagné: Connecting to the Internet with Kppp

Feb 11, 2005, 07:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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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..."

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