Using a Modem - "dial-up in 10.10 32 bit and 64 bit Ubuntu."

alfred alfred.s at
Mon Nov 22 01:31:16 UTC 2010

On 21/11/2010 10:38 AM, Chris wrote:
> Hi Alfred,
> I am a member of <>
> I had a similar problem GPPP (has issues) would not work for a stars client.
> I asked for help from my lug.
> We used_*kppp*_ it still took a little work but it works great.
> I do not have the answer but I know who does.
> Join the <> mailing list and ask your question
> there.
> Chris.
> On Sat, Nov 20, 2010 at 11:39 PM, alfred <alfred.s at
> <mailto:alfred.s at>> wrote:
>     Hi:
>     I'm having to use Windows 7 lately to gain access to the Internet,
>     because I can make use of a USB Modem with it. A Change was made, to
>     gnome-network-admin where a Modem can no longer be Configured in it. I
>     suppose there is Gnome PPP, it's been a while since I've used it. Why is
>     there such a Goosestepping Drive to remove the use of Modems in Ubuntu
>     Linux? Big Internet Providers do have High Speed, in this area now, at
>     1/2 a Gig of downloading for 35 Dollars. A Cap that is very expensive
>     for more than 1/2 a Gig. With hills in the way, and no direct line of
>     sight, and poor quality lines for DSL. Dial-up is all my Budget can
>     afford. Yet talking about it, with this forum seems to me to be loud
>     noises on Deaf Ears! I have not been able to get on the internet with
>     10.10, can't make upgrades, can't get Email, can't browse the web. My
>     Modem can't be used, because of no working RS232 interface, that can
>     operate the Modem. No interface for setting up a Modem any more!
>     What can be done with this, is there some sort of Ubuntu Solution
>     for this?
>     Alfred!
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Thank you very much for your Reply Chris. I will make an effort to 
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