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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY wvdial-download-http "http://open.nit.ca/download/wvdial-&wvdial-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY wvdial-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.ing-steen.se/pub/unix/unsort/wvdial-&wvdial-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY wvdial-md5sum "8648c044305fc66ee33ecc55d36f8c8b">
10 <!ENTITY wvdial-size "66 KB">
11 <!ENTITY wvdial-buildsize "2.7 MB">
12 <!ENTITY wvdial-time "0.06 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="wvdial" xreflabel="WvDial-&wvdial-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="wvdial.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
20 <date>$Date$</date>
21 </sect1info>
22
23 <title>WvDial-&wvdial-version;</title>
24
25 <indexterm zone="wvdial">
26 <primary sortas="a-WvDial">WvDial</primary>
27 </indexterm>
28
29 <sect2 role="package">
30 <title>Introduction to WvDial</title>
31
32 <para>The <application>WvDial</application> package contains a no-nonsense,
33 quick and easy to use alternative to <command>chat</command> and
34 <command>pppd</command> scripts. If you simply want to dial a modem
35 without the fuss and hassle of <command>chat</command> issues, then you'll
36 want this.</para>
37
38 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
39 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
40 <listitem>
41 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&wvdial-download-http;"/></para>
42 </listitem>
43 <listitem>
44 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&wvdial-download-ftp;"/></para>
45 </listitem>
46 <listitem>
47 <para>Download MD5 sum: &wvdial-md5sum;</para>
48 </listitem>
49 <listitem>
50 <para>Download size: &wvdial-size;</para>
51 </listitem>
52 <listitem>
53 <para>Estimated disk space required: &wvdial-buildsize;</para>
54 </listitem>
55 <listitem>
56 <para>Estimated build time: &wvdial-time;</para>
57 </listitem>
58 </itemizedlist>
59
60 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">WvDial Dependencies</bridgehead>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
63 <para><xref linkend="wvstreams"/> and <xref linkend="ppp"/></para>
64
65 </sect2>
66
67 <sect2 role="installation">
68 <title>Installation of WvDial</title>
69
70 <para>Install <application>WvDial</application> by running the following
71 commands:</para>
72
73<screen><userinput>make PREFIX=/usr</userinput></screen>
74
75 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
76
77<screen role="root"><userinput>make PREFIX=/usr install</userinput></screen>
78
79 </sect2>
80
81 <sect2 role="configuration">
82 <title>Configuring WvDial</title>
83
84 <sect3 id="wvdial-config">
85 <title>Config Files</title>
86
87 <para><filename>/etc/wvdial.conf</filename> and
88 <filename>/etc/ppp/peers/*</filename></para>
89
90 <indexterm zone="wvdial wvdial-config">
91 <primary sortas="e-etc-wvdial.conf">/etc/wvdial.conf</primary>
92 </indexterm>
93
94 <indexterm zone="wvdial wvdial-config">
95 <primary sortas="e-etc-ppp-peers">/etc/ppp/peers/*</primary>
96 </indexterm>
97
98 </sect3>
99
100 <sect3>
101 <title>Configuration Information</title>
102
103 <para>Perform the following two commands as the
104 <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
105
106<screen role='root'><userinput>touch /etc/wvdial.conf &amp;&amp;
107wvdialconf /etc/wvdial.conf</userinput></screen>
108
109 <para><command>wvdialconf</command> will test that you have a working modem
110 and try to determine its exact setup. You will then need to enter your
111 ISP's phone number, login name and password into the
112 <filename>/etc/wvdial.conf</filename> file.</para>
113
114 <para>You then start <command>wvdial</command> with:</para>
115
116<screen><userinput>wvdial</userinput></screen>
117
118 <para>For more information, examine the <command>wvdialconf</command>,
119 <filename>wvdial.conf</filename> and <command>wvdial</command> man
120 pages. Also, have a look at <ulink
121 url="http://www.electronicschat.org/nonroot-dialout/index.html">the
122 Non-Root Dial Out HOWTO</ulink> if you want to give non-root users
123 access to <command>wvdial</command>.</para>
124
125 </sect3>
126
127 </sect2>
128
129 <sect2 role="content">
130 <title>Contents</title>
131
132 <segmentedlist>
133 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
134 <segtitle>Installed Libraries</segtitle>
135 <segtitle>Installed Directory</segtitle>
136
137 <seglistitem>
138 <seg>wvdial and wvdialconf</seg>
139 <seg>None</seg>
140 <seg>/etc/ppp/peers</seg>
141 </seglistitem>
142 </segmentedlist>
143
144 <variablelist>
145 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
146 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
147 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
148
149 <varlistentry id="wvdial-prog">
150 <term><command>wvdial</command></term>
151 <listitem>
152 <para>Starts a PPP connection.</para>
153 <indexterm zone="wvdial wvdial-prog">
154 <primary sortas="b-wvdial">wvdial</primary>
155 </indexterm>
156 </listitem>
157 </varlistentry>
158
159 <varlistentry id="wvdialconf">
160 <term><command>wvdialconf</command></term>
161 <listitem>
162 <para>automates the configuration of
163 <command>wvdial</command>.</para>
164 <indexterm zone="wvdial wvdialconf">
165 <primary sortas="b-wvdialconf">wvdialconf</primary>
166 </indexterm>
167 </listitem>
168 </varlistentry>
169
170 </variablelist>
171
172 </sect2>
173
174</sect1>
175
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