[Haifux] Idea for lecture: connecting to HOT / 012 without a router
haizaar at gmail.com
Tue Jun 17 22:26:52 IDT 2008
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 10:10 PM, Dotan Cohen <dotancohen at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have several people interested in having Kubuntu installed on their
> computers, however, I will not do it unless I know how to connect them
> to the Internet first! I can bring my own cable modem, though I doubt
> that there is HOT service in Taub. Or, I can invite the group to hold
> a meeting at our home in Nesher, 5-10 minute walk (two minute drive)
> from the Technion. Just let me know what beers everyone likes
> Seriously, connecting to the Internet without a router in Israel is a
> known hassle in Linux and the issue needs to be addressed. Our friends
> at Nezeq and the other ISPs are not making it easy for us, as they
> require use of Windows-only dialers and restrict access to the modem's
> built-in http control panels.
Last time I've checked pptp worked fine for bezeqint and zahav.
But with Hot you've got even better solution - direct connection
(le-lo haigan) - you just
get your IP/DNS/gateway from cable modem and you are online! Works like charm.
> Dotan Cohen
> A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
> Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?
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