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Old 05-15-2007, 02:05 AM   #1
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Firefox Through AOL Provider


Hello everyone, I've recently come back to my parents house and I've brought my computer along. They, however, have AOL. (I've told them they should change that several times now, but since dsl isn't avalible in their area yet, they're not going to change until it does) Anyway, I'd like to use my computer (which currently has kubuntu) and still be able to connect to the internet. I know I could install AOL and then be able to run Firefox off of that, but the only way I know how to is with AOL running in the backround. I thought I heard somewhere that I could change some settings and be able to run Firefox without AOL even on my computer, even when they're still my provider. I don't know how to do this though. If anyone does, I'd like to hear how. Thank you for your time.
 
Old 05-15-2007, 02:54 AM   #2
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Hi,

You should be able to do a search in the add/remove software for firefox and install it from there but that doesn't mean that you will be able to use aol.

It would appear that your parents are using dial-up and connecting through aol, and this is a separate issue that I don't know about since I don't use it.
 
  


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