[Klug-general] Re: Kent Digest, Vol 128, Issue 6

Ritchie Fraser ritchie at rpfraser.uklinux.net
Sun Jul 22 20:14:42 BST 2007

On Sunday 22 July 2007 19:29, kent-request at mailman.lug.org.uk wrote:
>    2. Dial up internet (Dan Attwood)
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> Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2007 17:54:20 +0100
> From: "Dan Attwood" <danattwood at googlemail.com>
> Subject: [Klug-general] Dial up internet
> To: "Kent Linux User Group - General Topics" <Kent at mailman.lug.org.uk>
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> My in laws have decided to take the plunge get a PC and have agreed to give
> ubuntu a try before they shell out on a windows box or a mac.
> i need to set up a dial up, penny per minute internet connection for them.
> I've just tried to do this with BT, however their registration page dosen't
> work with firefox and the technical asked 'do you have XP or Vista'. So
> that was a no go.
> Does anyone have any recommendation for dial up internet?
> Dan

Hi Dan,

I used to use UKLinux (still do ocationally via USB or bluetooth and my 
mobile!). They charge whatever an 0845 (national local rate) number costs and 
some of that goes to funding/promoting Open Source/Free Software. (Or so 
their website claims) 



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