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> installing wvdial-1.54.0-3mdk, internet connection
post May 7 2006, 05:14 PM
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hello everyone
i am trying to connect to the internet using mandriva 2006 on my dual boot computer with xp being the main OS,

i have a phone line dsl connection on my xp OS working,

well now i am trying to get the same dsl connection to work on the mandriva 2006 OS

read a topic on how to this, requiring to download "wvdial-1.54-3mdk.i586.rpm"


tryed to install on mandriva

brings up following error while trying to install
"Some package REQ"

could someone please help me to get my internet on linux working
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post May 14 2006, 12:08 PM
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So you use PPP to connect?

You could always buy a router that supports PPP (so your computers would just use an ethernet connection, as if it were a normal network connection), or you could use a PPP tool in linux.

Mandrake should have kppp installed, I would think. Try running that, as root, from a terminal.

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