Dial-up on Ubuntu (was Re: Ubuntu Installation)

R. Wood rw at ncf.ca
Tue Dec 9 17:18:03 UTC 2008


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Allegedly, on Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 02:57:51PM -0500, Alfred stated:
> Hi:
> 
> Today I installed 8.10 Ubuntu 32 bit on a 250 Gig Partition. It went
> well in the second time. Just one little problem: Here in Brigadoon :)
> we still have Dial-up and no access to High Speed Internet. How does
> one set up the Modem, and the Dial-up with 8.10. I see that there are
> lots of options in Network Tools, but Dial-up does not seem to be one
> of them. Is there an option to load Dial-up Tools from the DVD (I
> bought the DVD Install from Ubuntu in England, and had it shipped
> here.) 
> 
> Any hints or help would be appreciated 
> 
> Thank you in advance
> 
> Alfred!

Hi,

I think someone else mentioned the 'wvdial' tool.  I have also used
'pppconfig' in the (distant) past successfully.

HTH,
Raymond
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