[Server-devel] [XSCE] wvdial

Sameer Verma sverma at sfsu.edu
Sun Jun 8 18:33:44 EDT 2014

On Jun 8, 2014 3:27 PM, "James Cameron" <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 07, 2014 at 10:42:25AM -0700, Sameer Verma wrote:
> > Anybody have on the ground experience with wvdial to run a USB modem
> > directly from the school server?
> No on the ground experience with the school server.
> > Does XSCE 0.5 have anything built-in?
> wvdial gets me nothing that pppd and Network Manager don't already do
> better.  Packages ppp and NetworkManager.  Should be there now.  Plug
> the modem in and try to create a connection in the UI.

>From what I understand, XSCE build do not have a native GUI. Not sure how
nm would work in this config.


> wvdial usually springs up because it was an early solution that people
> remember with fondness, or find in outdated documentation.
> --
> James Cameron
> http://quozl.linux.org.au/
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