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Old 06-06-2010, 11:10 AM   #1
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Finding connection speed when using wvdial


When connecting to the internet in Ubuntu 10.04 with an external USB dialup modem, using a terminal and sudo wvdial command, is there a command or some way that will show the modem connection speed?

I checked similar threads, but they don't appear to involve finding dialup modem speeds.

Thanks for help--noob to Linux/Ubuntu, much to learn!
 
Old 06-07-2010, 11:59 AM   #2
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If you add yourself to the dialup group you don't even need to use sudo typically... that aside, when it attempts to connect you should see a line like-- "CONNECT xxxxx/ARQ/V90/LAPM/V42BIS" where xxxxx tells you your connection speed.
 
Old 06-07-2010, 11:59 PM   #3
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If you add yourself to the dialup group you don't even need to use sudo typically..
Thank you, rweaver--I added myself to dip and dialup groups, and am connecting using command: wvdial
...no sudo.


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when it attempts to connect you should see a line like-- "CONNECT xxxxx/ARQ/V90/LAPM/V42BIS" where xxxxx tells you your connection speed.
---so correct--amid all the text in the terminal window, I hadn't even noticed! [Slaps self upside head.]

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