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

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Configuring PPP with kppp

KDE comes with a graphical PPP client program called kppp that allows for easy setup and management of your dialup accounts. To start kppp from KDE, select Internet/kppp from the graphical menu, or from the command line:

#kppp

You will be presented with the main kppp screen (see Figure 16.1).

Figure 16.1. kppp is the KDE graphical PPP client that simplifies dialup connections.

Setting up a new dialup account

  1. Select the Setup button.

  2. Create a new PPP dialup account by clicking New. You will be presented with a new account screen as shown in Figure 16.2.

    Figure 16.2. kppp allows you to configure many dialup accounts.
  3. Select ...

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