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Old 08-27-2003, 12:19 PM   #1
funkyrhino
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RedHat 9 PPP connection?


Just installed RedHat 9 yesterday...everything went smooth, had it up and running in less than 60 minutes. However is there any type of dialer to connect to the internet. I went through the internect connection settings...set everything up and clicked the ppp connection to activate it but I can't locate anything that will let me dial into my ISP, or is it when you click activate it supposed to dial it? When I click it it just sits there until the point where I cancel it but then it says active after that? Confused.
 
Old 08-27-2003, 12:50 PM   #2
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You should be able to find the internet connection wizard if you launch Nautilus. There is a menu item "Start Here". You should be able to find it from there in the networning area.

# Red Hat links
Red Hat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
Red Hat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Red Hat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Red Hat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
 
Old 08-27-2003, 04:09 PM   #3
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I switch to KDE desktop and used KPPP dialer to connect...now its saying my modem doesnt respond. I edited a few things and tried to connect on different ports ttyS0,ttyS1, ttyS2 etc but it tells me it doesnt respond.
 
  


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