"This beginner article summarizes my experiences using a dial-up
internet connection with SuSe and Fedora. It's intended as a review
for the many people who are still using dial-up all around the
world and need basic help getting started. In my desire to help
everyone switch to Linux I did not want to leave out the dial-up
"Before you start, please note that some modem manufacturers
rely on Windows to operate their modem hardware (aka WinModems),
and therefore your internal modem may not work..."