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Old 11-28-2005, 05:42 AM   #1
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AOL for Linux


I now that there are other topic about this on aol but I am still confused.

Is it possible to connect to AOL broadband through a dsl modem on Linux and if you can how do I do it?
 
Old 11-28-2005, 05:53 AM   #2
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try something like pengaol to get it running
 
Old 11-28-2005, 10:09 AM   #3
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If you have a DSL connection, you should only need your ISP's DNS numbers, and your login information. If your connection is broadband / cable internet based, this won't apply.

Just use GAIM to chat to your friends on AIM.

Links:

http://tldp.org/HOWTO/DSL-HOWTO/configure.html#CONNECT

http://www.desktoplinux.com/articles/AT7909082870.html

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&l...ux&btnG=Search
 
Old 01-25-2006, 09:52 PM   #4
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Yes you can go to AOL via DSL or Broadband but why?

I personally would not want to use AOL as it just gets in my way, but ... if this is something you want to do, then the answer is yes you can connect to AOL via DSL and Broadband. Go to www.aol.com and register for a High Speed account. The cost to access it via broadband or DSL is discounted from a dial-up account. $4.95 or so per month.
 
Old 01-26-2006, 12:55 AM   #5
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You're better off getting a cheaper Internet service. Like people PC for $10 a month.

I know that Linspire has an AOL dialer based off of pengaol, but last I checked pengaol was discontinued years ago.
 
Old 01-26-2006, 01:52 AM   #6
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I hate their new commercials. So annoying. I just can't help but wonder why they paid those people to act like they have 65 IQs.

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Old 01-26-2006, 09:52 AM   #7
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I didn't even know they had commercials. Gay..
 
Old 01-26-2006, 12:34 PM   #8
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Targeted Advertising

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Originally Posted by Oxagast
I hate their new commercials. So annoying. I just can't help but wonder why they paid those people to act like they have 65 IQs.
Consider the target audience.
 
  


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