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Old 02-17-2004, 10:07 AM   #1
Soulful93
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A Basic Terminal Connectivity Question


I installed Suse 9.0 last night and it automaticly detected my winmodem. I must have lucked out, it's detected the I/O and I believe the IRQ I can't check for sure because I'm in school right now.

All I need to know is the command or program to use so I can test it and connect to the internet.

I'm running Gnome and I checked last night and minicom isn't installed so that's currently not an option.

Help will be appreciated.
 
Old 02-17-2004, 01:26 PM   #2
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Should I try something like wvdial, or kppp? I actually went out and bought a full version of SUSE from compusa so I guess what I'm trying to find out is, does anyone know if there's a way to do it without playing command line karate? Maybe an installed connection gui goodie?
 
Old 02-17-2004, 06:56 PM   #3
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You are likely using KDE if you're SUSeing. See if you can install an applet on your taskbar for that. I know that Gnome has modemlights. Dunno the KDE version. To get connected as user, you may have to add your user account to the ppp group.
 
  


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