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Old 08-14-2003, 12:03 AM   #1
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Question Do Most come with Dialers?

Just wondering, do most Linux distros come with Dialers to connect to a dial-up ISP? Lindows has some to connect to Juno, Net Zero, Earthlink, SpeakEasy, and NetHere, and they say a few more may work if you give it a shot for yourself. I'm wondering, because I'm pondering about wheter or not to get Lindows 4.0 or another distro when I eventually get a hard drive. Sorry, it's because I'm a
Old 08-14-2003, 12:23 AM   #2
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Lindows is the ONLY distribution that does this. They have made some special deals. Though I hear UnitedOnline is coming out with a public linux client.

I suggest you get an ISP that uses a dialing standard (PPP), this will work with EVERY distribution, and operating system. Most local ISPs can do this.
Old 08-14-2003, 01:16 AM   #3
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Thanks.I'll have to look into that eventually. I could just have our computer guy come and hook up Optimum Online to the home computer as well as the home office one. It depends on the cost, but the thing would FLY on the internet.


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