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Re: Logging on AT&T Yahoo Dial-Up with Linux



On Sat, 2009-07-11 at 04:06 -0500, s wrote:
> Roy Quick wrote:
> > July 9, 2009
> >
> > Anybody, please advise me how to log on AT&T Yahoo dial-up after 
> > installing Fedora.  Frustrated.  I have not be able to make connect 
> > after installing any Linux OS.  AT&T Yahoo techs, of course, respond 
> > that they do not support Linux.  If impossible to log on with AT&T 
> > Yahoo dial-up, please suggest another Internet Provider.  Tried a 
> > local Internet Provider recently.  Found it preventing updates.  
> > Dropped it.  Roy Quick <roy quick att net>
> >
> You did not mention which program you are using to make the dial-up 
> connection. I always install both KDE and Gnome, then use KPPP for 
> dial-up. You will have to edit the /etc/sysconfig/network file to add 
> the line GATEWAYDEV=ppp0 (assuming ppp0 is your modem device). You may 
> need to change the ppp0 to whatever your modem device is.
> 
> Are you using a winmodem? You may need to do some extra configuration. I 
> don't know how well Fedora works with winmodems. I use an external 
> serial modem.
> 
In my memory winmmodems don't work with Linux at all.
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