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Old 12-18-2002, 10:04 PM   #1
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earthlink advice


Hey! Well, I would like to load Earthlink on my Mandrake distro. I was just wondering how I will get it loaded on, since the free CDs are for only Windows and Mac (implicitly). How do you guys do it? Thanks
 
Old 12-19-2002, 03:46 AM   #2
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You should be able to connect without their software. Use kppp or any other software that would work when dialing out.
 
Old 12-19-2002, 07:51 AM   #3
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Re: earthlink advice

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Originally posted by blinux1
Hey! Well, I would like to load Earthlink on my Mandrake distro. I was just wondering how I will get it loaded on, since the free CDs are for only Windows and Mac (implicitly). How do you guys do it? Thanks
I use Earthlink as well and just like Trickykid says, you don't need anything else. Just use what already comes with linux.

Works great, lasts a long time...


John
 
Old 12-19-2002, 10:56 PM   #4
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but how do I get a hold of the local access numbers? Do I have to download anything?
 
Old 12-20-2002, 12:47 AM   #5
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The access numbers for your area code are available on earthlink support page, I am a former costumer of earthlink and I used both DSL and dial-up, also if you still can't find the numbers call them up 1-800-EARTHLINK, they will give you a couple it is not a top secret at all.
 
Old 12-20-2002, 05:22 AM   #6
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All you need is:
1. your local access number
2.username
3.password
4.kppp or kinternet
Both are easy to setup.Both should be in your internet menu on the kde desktop.
lynch
 
Old 12-20-2002, 02:22 PM   #7
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thank you for your help
 
Old 12-20-2002, 02:53 PM   #8
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You don't need any software, just put the right info in setup. I use Earthlink on linux.
 
  


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