Linked by Howard Fosdick on Mon 18th Jun 2012 05:29 UTC
Ubuntu, Kubuntu, Xubuntu Over at the Goodbye, Microsoft web site, Brad R. takes Ubuntu to task for abandoning dial-up modem users. Apparently Ubuntu no longer includes the GnomePPP dial-up package in the distribution, without which you can't get online via dial-up. It gets better: if you do have some way to connect, when you download something from the Ubuntu repository, the first thing Ubuntu does is update its 16+ megabyte repository index. Happy waiting! Brad concludes that "Ubuntu is for broadband users only."
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"Ubuntu is for broadband users only"
by l3v1 on Mon 18th Jun 2012 09:28 UTC
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"Ubuntu is for broadband users only" who don't know better. As most readers here [should] know, Linux is Linux, drivers, packages and tools are there for anyone to use, it doesn't matter what the distro owner "includes" by default. Those who [still] use ppp, probably know enough to setup their connections with or without Ubuntu's defaults.

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