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i have a dell optiplex gx280, i run winxp and mint8
I followed the link in bigrigdriver's post but didnt really work for me because the issue isn't with the modem. It is with dsl configuration and a dial up application.
i dont know if mint8 comes with a dial up application like gnome ppp of ubuntu because after the configuration what next.
Distribution: Fedora14,Scientific 6.1?, Mandriva 2010 ;GO MAGEIA!!!Next up Gentoo
It is common for Linux distros to include the option of Dial-up capability by choosing Kppp (or dial up) while installing the O.S.
The Network Mangers work better but it seems the distros are phasing out of dial-up capable Network managers. Kppp is most likely available for any distro.
Last edited by theKbStockpiler; 10-29-2011 at 11:55 PM.
If the PC is really old and has no space try DSL Damn Small Linux. It can be installed on 50mb but its rudimentary and you may not depend on it for business. Also try older versions of mint its quite light weight.