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I finally got a new modem that works with SuSe 8.1 and RH 8.0.
To connect I sometimes just type in 'wvdial' at a command line.
No problem, I connect and all is well.
The question I have is this....
If I want to terminate the connection, is there a command I can type to
do this? Sometime I just right click my desktop and select 'Run Command' and type wvdial in there. So I can't just hit CTRL-C can I?
Yeah MasterC is right read some Doc's on it and feed your brain for some brain food; that's something that would probly spark into my mind too figuring that i was trying to setup a dialup anyway; thanks for the nice question that i could try MYSELF to elaborate on.
Thanks very much guys! The commands worked; I just created a link to application (KDE) on the desktop telling it to run the command:
It hung up and worked great!
I know have to read some documentation and I apologize for asking a question I know I could have read the answer to, but I'm new to Linux and I'm having an absloute blast with this OS. I find my self a little impatient when it comes time to read cuz I just wanna play! Linux, I'm finding out, is
a lot of fun.
I have a copy of XP that hasn't been activated! Anyone interested?
What you might try too is set a "link to application" to bring up wvdial in a console, this way you can see it connect and get some feedback [...very usefull with my "green acres" phone line].
Once connected you minimize that console and just bring it back up to ctrl-c and exit gracefully.
xterm -title <your isp> -fg cyan -bg black -e wvdial