Introduction to wvdial Download location: &wvdial-download; Version used: &wvdial-version; Package size: &wvdial-size; Estimated Disk space required: &wvdial-buildsize; The wvdial package contains a no nonsense, quick and easy to use alternative to chat and pppd scripts. If you simply want to dial a modem without the fuss and hassle of chat issues, then you'll want this. wvdial needs to compile and run and to run.