pppd and other stuff

Simon Geard delgarde at ihug.co.nz
Thu Oct 25 03:05:40 PDT 2001

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.

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