AT&T: Linux is why the Internet isn't Working
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"Then they asked the question that all tech support are bound to
ask "What operating system are you running?" Before I could say
anything my landlord chimed in with "I think he uses Linux or
something like that." Well, so much for avoiding that bomb shell.
The tech operator's next words could have been scripted "Odds are
that is the issue, do you have access to a computer with a
Windows-based operating system?" I sighed a bit under my breath
"The exact same issue is present on Windows 7 and XP - its
something on your end."
"He then wanted to walk me through checking my router settings,
but not before he said "To log into your router you will need to
boot into Windows and load Internet Explorer." I rolled my eyes and
promptly clicked on the Google Chrome launcher on my Gnome panel
and logged into my router, checking all the settings he listed off
to me (they where all set correctly)."