correction on pppconfig

H.S. hs.samix at
Wed Apr 29 02:41:44 UTC 2009

John Heinen wrote:
> What happens after installing pppconfig, it is running, but no
> indication on the phoneline of a connection, is there another command?
> If there is no acceptance by the provider would there be an indication
> somewhere?

Have you looked at this page which describes how to use a dial on Ubuntu?

>From a command line, IIRC, you are looking for wvdial. See this page for
the steps to follow to use a phone line:

Additionally, this page shows how to use the pon and poff commands to
control the ppp connection:

Good luck.


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