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  1. #1
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    Jul 2005
    Wakefield / England

    a bit of an experts question

    does any one know the a way to keep my aol broadband connection and use exactly the same modem and connection on linux mandriva 10.1 as i do on xp??
    if not, any suggestions?

    can it be done with a router? whats the best router?

  2. #2
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    Jan 2005

    Just plug the modem into the ethernet port of the machine? Maybe?

    I'm assuming, based on the way your question was worded, that you've got 2 computers one with xp and one with linux.

    My house isn't networked so what I've got to do every time I want online in my room is take the modem from the main computer and plug it into my machine, but aside from that, I don't question it. It just works.

    Sorry I couldn't be of more help, but your question is a bit awkwardly worded...

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    Oct 2003
    The DairyLand
    As far as the AOL part of the problem this pgk will allow you to sign on to AOL using linux
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