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Get on the Internet with Linux

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This beginner article summarizes my experiences using a dial-up internet connection with SuSe and Fedora. It's intended as a review for the many people who are still using dial-up all around the world and need basic help getting started. In my desire to help everyone switch to Linux I did not want to leave out the dial-up crowd!

Basic Guide to Dial-up Internet with Linux.

This brief chapter should help beginning Linux users get a DSL connection up and running. The following tips will hopefully help give a well rounded view into the necessary settings and configuration that apply to most newer flavors. Older flavors usually require you to install the PPPoE driver before configuration is possible. These drivers should be on your Linux flavor’s website.

Basic Guide to Linux DSL Use.

Firewire Network Connection

I know Windows XP supports network connection via a Firewire port but does anyone know if it is supported in Linux?

auto configured

When I installed Suse 10 and when I installed Linspire 5.0, my Comcast cable internet connection was automatically configured without any user intervention and has worked perfectly for me since then, even when I unhooked the network connection and plugged it into my Mac. All I had to do was pull it out for ten seconds and then reboot my machine (whichever one I was on at a time) and then it would work fine until I switched the connection to another machine again.

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