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Old 09-15-2003, 01:07 AM   #16
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I just report problems so they can fix them. Like the bad modem. I may need that sucker one day and it will be dead.

They have only called twice after I offered the info. Usually I just read it off the screen. They are mostly windoze people I think. Just linux for the servers.

Anyway, I try to help people on here that I have never met. At least I have met them.

I try to help where I can. Being disabled makes your bored.

Old 09-15-2003, 04:57 AM   #17
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WHOA !!!!!

Is it not correct that if you dial it it will connect???

There's modem and adsl modem drivers out there for linux, and most isp's give you a username password and dialup number,,,, Hey presto your on.

There's no such thing as linux and windows support, it's called TCP/IP and it's a world wide protocol.

I've never ever had a problem with any ISP and linux or windows.
Old 09-15-2003, 06:55 AM   #18
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Yes, Evilone what you're saying is true.

My first Email exchange with my ISP was, sent them my requested name and password plus my credit card No.

They sent a two page Email confirming my name & password and the dial-up phone number.

Following the Email and very easy to follow Mandrake 9.0 step by step procedure, I was online with no problems .

Once I saw how this was done, it seemed like it would work with any dial-up ISP. This is what prompted my original question.


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