pppd and other stuff

Craig Colton meerkats at bellsouth.net
Fri Oct 26 18:01:36 PDT 2001

On Thursday 25 October 2001 06:05 am, you wrote:
> On Thursday 25 October 2001 17:59, J.A. Neitzel wrote:
> > So... Just a question of curiosity here, but what is wvdial and what
> > does it do that pppd does not do? I *only* use pppd now, but I tried
> > a couple of these gui ppp interfaces before...
> Basically, it's a nice wrapper for pppd - does the same sort of thing as
> graphical apps like kppp, but is console based. I don't see the point in
> installing it - I just run /etc/ppp/ppp-on, as provided by the pppd
> package.
> Simon.
 Yes, but with all due respect, wvdial makes kppp look like a snail.

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