mdz at canonical.com
Tue Sep 28 07:19:19 UTC 2004
On Mon, Sep 27, 2004 at 08:38:03PM -0500, Kevin Krumwiede wrote:
> I recently installed Ubuntu for a friend (20040915 build, IIRC.) She
> didn't have her dialup settings handy during the install, so I figured we
> could do it later. After the system was installed, I went to System
> Configuration > Network Settings and tried to set up ppp. I complains
> that wvdial is required, but wvdial is not on the install CD! Is there a
> workaround, or will I have to download wvidal and give her a disc?
> It doesn't help that I've never set up ppp on any flavor of Linux before.
> I was hoping it'd be automagic. :o)
We've added wvdial to the desktop install now. We had been debating
it for a while, and decided that it is the right decision. So, not only
will it be on the CD going forward, but it will be installed by default.
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