Allan Bowhill abowhill at
Sun Nov 23 19:28:40 PST 2003

On  0, Jud <judmarc at> wrote:
:The best tutorial I've seen on this remains <URL:  
:>.  3 years  
:ago as a newbie it was far easier for me to understand than the Handbook.   
:One thing has changed in those 3 years: The user wanting to access the Net  
:must be a member of the 'dialer' group.

Actually, the group is "network"

IMHO, the best resource for user ppp is still the manpage. Probably
one of the best-written manpages there are.

I just recently went through the ordeal of configuring modems for 
it, and I agree, the handbook doesn't have too much to offer there.

Allan Bowhill
abowhill at

Spend extra time on hobby.  Get plenty of rolling papers.

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