LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-04-2005, 12:57 PM   #1
APB_4
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Distribution: KDE Neon User edition; Kubuntu; OpenSUSE Leap
Posts: 292

Rep: Reputation: 31
Connection software?


I'm trying to connect an old P1 166 MMX with 32MB Ram to the internet but I can only get it to connect using KPPP. Now this would normally be alright but it takes 20 to 30 seconds to load and all that other KDE crap is opened. Is there a way to use KPPP without the GUI or is there another program that would be suitable? I have already tried wvdial and the ppp program in Slack.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 01:13 PM   #2
nonzero
Member
 
Registered: Feb 2005
Distribution: Debian FC4 LFS Slackware
Posts: 174

Rep: Reputation: 31
how about minicom?

nz
 
Old 03-04-2005, 05:02 PM   #3
shengchieh
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2004
Location: Palo Alto, CA
Distribution: #! Korora
Posts: 472

Rep: Reputation: 30
How about using a 5X dialup service?
Unfortunately, it'll hurt your pocketbook.

Sheng-Chieh
 
Old 03-04-2005, 06:02 PM   #4
digitalhead
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2004
Location: West Virginia, US, Earth, Milky Way
Distribution: Ubuntu
Posts: 121

Rep: Reputation: 15
You can also use kppp from another desktop other than KDE (such as enlightenment or xfce) that uses less memory.
 
Old 03-04-2005, 08:13 PM   #5
APB_4
Member
 
Registered: Nov 2004
Distribution: KDE Neon User edition; Kubuntu; OpenSUSE Leap
Posts: 292

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 31
thanks for that but I've managed to set it up to run straight from a pppd command.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Connection Monitoring Software PeterRJG Linux - Newbie 3 08-16-2005 01:40 AM
wireless connection software linuxhippy Slackware 6 04-14-2005 04:53 PM
Internet connection progam permissions? any monitoring software? Mad Malc Linux - Security 4 08-08-2004 04:53 PM
How Do i Connection to my ISP with User Name & Password? (Software) Bomb187 Fedora 2 04-16-2004 02:00 PM
Best Logging software for Traffic through Linux RH 7.3 Box Modem dialup connection sombra_tommy Linux - Software 1 01-05-2004 01:55 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:46 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration