[ Ubuntu-BD ] Dialer from Gnome

Abdur Rahim Khandker karahim at gmail.com
Mon Mar 10 17:37:39 GMT 2008


I followed the instructions from Tarin.  But now I get  the message "An
error has occured". Clicking the "Detail" arrow shows the text "connect:
connection refused". What should I do now?

On 3/10/08, Tarin Mahmood <tmahmood at arenamobile.com> wrote:
>
> Go to System>Administration>Network
> You'll Probably see an option for Modem, Go to it's property and Configure
> the modem, user name and password. Then restart the network by
>
> sudo /etc/init.d/networking restart
>
> in the terminal
>
>
>  On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 12:43 PM, Abdur Rahim Khandker <karahim at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > I edited the /etc/wvdial.conf file as per Omi's instruction. Closing the
> > file does not allow me to use the terminal again. So I saved and quit the
> > window. Typing wvdial gives the information that the modem is intialized but
> > then put three lines stating that the configuration file does not specify a
> > valid phone number, nor a valid username nor a valid password. I tried by
> > deleting the default <> signs around these info and also by including them
> > in quotes, always with the same result. I opened the /etc/wvdial.conf file
> > and found that the information are there alright. So where lies the problem
> > ?
> >
> >   On 3/9/08, Omi <me at omiazad.net> wrote:
> >
> > >   Relax
> > > Keep your modem connected and on.
> > > Go to terminal and run the command "sudo wvdialconf"
> > > It will detect some things automatically.
> > >
> > > Then again type "sudo gedit /etc/wvdial.conf" on the shell and a text
> > > editor will open. You have to modify the file according to the following
> > > instruction (NOTE: Change only Phone, Password and Username field, do not
> > > modify any of the other values, your computer will have some other settings
> > > value then this one):
> > >
> > > [Dialer Defaults]
> > > Init1 = ATZ
> > > Init2 = ATQ0 V1 E1 S0=0 &C1 &D2 +FCLASS=0
> > > Modem Type = USB Modem
> > > Baud = 460800
> > > New PPPD = yes
> > > Modem = /dev/ttyACM0
> > > ISDN = 0
> > > Phone = your_ISP_dialup_number
> > > Password = your_password
> > > Username = your_username
> > >
> > > Now save the file and close the window. Type "wvdial" on shell and you
> > > will be connected.
> > >
> > > After you get connected, do not close the terminal and follow that
> > > site's instruction to get a GUI dialer.
> > >
> > > Hope it helps
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Omihttp://omi.net.bd
> > >
> > > Bangla Computing Projects: http://ekushey.org
> > > OSS News in Bangla: http://mukto.org
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Abdur Rahim Khandker wrote:
> > >
> > > The web pages seems to assume that I already have an Internet
> > > connection. I however need to create the the dialer in order to be able to
> > > connect to Internet. So is there any workaround ?
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > >
> > > On 3/8/08, Jamil Ahmed <itsjamil at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > >
> > > > On Sat, Mar 8, 2008 at 2:25 PM, Abdur Rahim Khandker <
> > > > karahim at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > I installed Ubuntu 7.04 from a live CD on a partion (Windows XP in
> > > > another
> > > > > partion) on my home PC (Pentium 4 CPU 2.26GHz   1.00 MB RAM). How
> > > > can I
> > > > > create a Dialer to connect to Agni Systems Ltd. for connecting to
> > > > Internet
> > > > > via a modem (US Robotics 52 kbps) ? Someone told me that it can't
> > > > be done
> > > > > from Gnome  I must use KDE. If that's so, how can I shift to KDE
> > > > and what 's
> > > > > the proceedure from there ?
> > > >
> > > > You can use, GNOME PPP [0] for this purpose. Check this link [1] for
> > > > installation howto.
> > > >
> > > > [0] http://www.gnomefiles.org/app.php?soft_id=41
> > > > [1]
> > > > http://www.ubuntux.org/how-to-install-dialup-ppp-client-gnome-ppp
> > > >
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> > > Omihttp://omi.net.bd
> > >
> > > Bangla Computing Projects: http://ekushey.org
> > > OSS News in Bangla: http://mukto.org
> > >
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