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I connect to a web provider with xminicom and I can log in and send mail with pine. But I cant start my Arena browser to surf on the internet. Maybe I need PPP I thought so I started PPP in that "dos-window". Perfect said the webserver and told me about his IP number and the temporary number I was given. "Ready to start your SLIP application" was the text at the end of the message.
Am I thinking wrong here or what ...?

Best Regards Claes Lindvall
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You were close, but you have to have ppp call your providor to establish a connection that way.  you can find out how at:
http://www.linuxhq.com/HOWTO/ISP-Hookup-HOWTO.html

Let me know if you have any questions.
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