The best method to connect to the net using a modem in Ubuntu?

Magnus Therning magnus at
Mon Jun 20 23:12:25 UTC 2005

On Mon, Jun 20, 2005 at 07:49:55PM +0530, Manish Chakravarty wrote:
>What is the best (ie most user friendly way) to connect to the net in
>Ubuntu? (i usea modem to dial in to the net) KPPP is difficult to
>configure. Is there any better alternative.  Isn't there a dialer for
>Linux like there's in windows?

I started out using the Gnome dialer (Modem Monitor) but it was a little
bit flakey so I am using wvdial from the command line.


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