Re: Limux users

DCS Online ( (no email) )
Fri, 2 Jan 1998 23:35:41 -0500

So he needs to be using pppd with Linux, thanks, as I said before, I know
zilch about Linux. Fortunately, there are not many casual users that have
ever even heard of it, so those who choose to use it generally know what
they are doing. I will ask if pppd is what he is using.

Thanks, Mike
DCS Online
-----Original Message-----
From: Laslo Orto <>
To: <>
Date: Friday, January 02, 1998 11:25 PM
Subject: Re: Limux users

>What i meant is that there is no difference betwean a PPP account for Win95
>or a PPP account for Linux, it's still a PPP account. The only difference
>that you use win95's DUN with win95 or pppd (or something else) with Linux.
>You can find a lot of information on how to configure it using a web
>There is a big difference betwean formating a diskette and playing around
>with unix, if your customer is doing what i think he's doing (dialing in
>with a terminal program and expecting it to negotiate PPP) and he's using
>Linux then he's looking for trouble, especially when somebody decides to
>check how secure his box is.