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Old 10-03-2003, 01:42 PM   #1
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Question Console internet?


Does anybody know how to connect to the internet using dial-up in the console only. I am incredibly lazy, and spend a lot of time in the console, and don't want to load KDE everytime I want to connect. I'm sure it exist, and I'm sure it's only like 26 KB, but I can't find it. Anybody?
 
Old 10-03-2003, 01:44 PM   #2
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type lynx
at the prompt
text browser
 
Old 10-03-2003, 01:46 PM   #3
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Lynx is a great browser and it's what I plan to use, but I need a way of *connecting* to my ISP probably via some PPP program. Same thing in KDE, I can open Mozilla, but that won't connect me, I must use KPPP to do that. But thanks replying!
 
Old 10-03-2003, 01:49 PM   #4
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type kppp at terminal ?
 
Old 10-03-2003, 01:50 PM   #5
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wvdial is the one I know of. I'm sure there are others.
 
Old 10-03-2003, 01:56 PM   #6
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Talking

I like your style, ehdwuld! I'm going to try that one first. I guess the simplest solution is the best solution.
 
Old 10-03-2003, 02:04 PM   #7
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I'm to lazy to do things the hard way
 
Old 10-03-2003, 10:04 PM   #8
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Try "man pppd" and/or "info pppd" to see the info on the back-end for which kppp is the front end. Of course, as previously posted, wvdialer is nice as well.
 
Old 10-03-2003, 11:34 PM   #9
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I would use wvdial and links. I prefer links to lynx. Wvdial is usually easy to setup and run. "pon" and "ifup ppp0" can work also, depending....
 
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just because you're in a temrinal doesn't mean you have to use a text browser....

links2 -driver fb

gives a full graphical browser with mouse support from gpm.
 
  


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