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sourlinux
post Oct 19 2003, 10:50 AM
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I'm so close. wvdialconf found my modem at ttys4, and I tried to go into a text editor to open up and change /etc/wvdial.conf. To put in the Isp phone, password, and username. It wouldn't let me save it after putting that info in. Then I tried to change the permissions for write, and I couldn't do that either.

How do I get the password,username,and phone number into it so I can just type wvdial, and get online with Linux???
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hughesjr
post Oct 19 2003, 11:39 AM
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Try doing it as the root user ... If you are not logged in as root, either login as root and use the graphical tools, or...

open a terminal window

use the command su - root

type in the root user's password.

use a console mode editor (like vi, nano, pico or emacs) to edit the file.
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