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Old 01-28-2001, 10:23 PM   #1
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i have s a problem with a ppp thing its all about my dial up something about a deamon anyone that can help me at all would be very happy



Aol:YetiHunter24 please e-mail me or instant message me i really need help
 
Old 01-28-2001, 10:52 PM   #2
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What you are doing and the exact error message you are getting would be very helpful.
 
Old 01-28-2001, 10:55 PM   #3
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i will get that for you i am on my windows partition right now and have no access to the internet yet that is my problem i am trying to configure a dial up thing on gnome and it says ppp deamon may not have been installed ?

i am really confuse thank you
 
Old 01-29-2001, 05:29 AM   #4
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Arrow aol is not an isp, get a real isp.(n/t)

bah
 
Old 01-29-2001, 05:55 AM   #5
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You probably wont be able to connect to the web using AOL, I have never heard about it being done before. Compuserve is another one which I dont think will work in Linux.
 
Old 01-29-2001, 05:41 PM   #6
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aol is gay this i know i cant stand it thats not my problem i have a dial up connection through my school thats what i was asking about
 
Old 01-30-2001, 07:30 AM   #7
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I use to dial into my school, but mine was very picky on how students were dialing into to use their systems. First thing I would do is check with the school and see if they have any certain settings or anything to dial into the school with, I am sure they do, or someone is willing to help on the admin end, most schools now use linux.

Drew
 
Old 01-30-2001, 03:19 PM   #8
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thats not my problem i know my connection will work i get an error when i start the program i get an error that says ppp deamon not installed i need help with that
 
Old 02-04-2001, 01:05 AM   #9
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Hope I'm not steering you in the wrong direction here, as I'm new to this as well, but here goes.
If PPP is not installed.....I guese you could check it from the command prompt......... rpm -q ppp and see what it says.
If it isnt installed, you would need to install it from disk, or download it.
Someone please correct me if I'm giving bad advice.

Wazza
 
Old 02-04-2001, 07:05 AM   #10
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What Linux distibution are you running?In addition to Wazza's suggestion,try doing a *whereis* from an xterm.If like most versions of Linux you probably have more than one ppp app.See if you can run kppp from Gnome.I know you can run Gnome ppp from kde,so I dont see why you couldnt do it the other way around.
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Old 06-10-2002, 09:14 AM   #11
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Lilo and triple booting with Suse's version of lilo

Ok, I installed windows and copied my partitions to my other hard drive that is the same size. I was running a dual boot on my original hard drive with Debian and windows XP. I copied all of my parittions to my new hard drive with drive image except my windows partition (which I installed seperately before transferring my Linux partitoins). On my new hard drive I have all of that but installed Suse also. I am now dual booting Suse and XP with Suse's version of Lilo on the MBR. When I am in Suse, I can see all my Debian files in the Debian partition. When I try to pick Debian as the option in Lilo, I get a secondary green dos-like Lilo menu. When I try to pick Debian from that, it does nothing, but when I try to pick any other option from there it boots ok like windows or suse. Does anyone have a solution for this?
 
Old 06-10-2002, 11:52 AM   #12
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peabodyking -- Please post your problem in a new thread, not here. People are trying to solve Agent_L's problem.
 
  


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