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Practical Linux by Bill Ball, John Ray, Michael Turner, M. Drew Streib

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Configuring Your PPP Connection Scripts

In order to dial out and connect with your ISP, you must configure the PPP connection script ppp-on, found under the /etc/ppp directory. This script contains all the necessary information needed to connect to your ISP. When started, ppp-on uses the /etc/ppp/ppp-on-dialer script to make the call. Use your account information from your ISP, and enter the correct username, phone number, password, and addresses to make the ppp-on script work correctly.

Editing the ppp-on Connection Script

Standard Linux installations include a command-line script called ppp-on that allows dialup connections to most ISPs. The script makes a connection by controlling your modem, dialing into the ISP, and connecting via the standard ...

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