lexrexus wrote:Thank you for your reply.
Will probably stay w/ubuntu - I found a link to download a ready driver for using my Intel 536ep winmodem in ubuntu 10.04!
My original question didn't give enough info.... .
AlbertP wrote:You don't have to ask your ISP for Linux support - they'll usually answer "no" even though many of them aren't blocking Linux dial-up.
AlbertP wrote:On Windows I also need to type phone number, username, and password which I've gotten from my ISP. I can use the same data on Linux.
lexrexus wrote:All moot, but thank you.
My isp, A1isp, has helped me with Linux.
DU is dilal-up, I'm guessing.
Bottom line is mint is about the same for winmodems as ubuntu...
And most of you use faster. : ]
I have an external modem, a Robotics Sportster, but I hook it up and
lexrexus wrote:If I had an external that I could get working, I understand that I wouldn't have to update a driver with kernel upgrades, , is that true?
lexrexus wrote:Sudo kppp
brought up the kde equivalent.
Looks interesting. When offline I'll hook up external again and unplug isa winmodem and see if kppp can query the hardware modem -
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