[Mageia-discuss] Wish List

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Tue Oct 5 04:48:57 CEST 2010

Le lundi 04 octobre 2010 à 23:53 +0000, André Machado a écrit :
> > Apparently Kppp will be part 
> > of the install package with KDE installs.
> If kppp will be a standard in the KDE installation, all right, but we must
> remember those who will use other graphical environments. So GNOMEPPP
> should also be a standard, not to mention that we will use XFCE or LXDE.
> > I prefer external modems, less driver problems.
> Indeed, me too, but they're generally most expensive and, sometimes,
> depending on the place, hard to find.
> For the various providers, it is clear that the ultimate responsibility
> lies with the user, but we can give a force.
> I remember that Mandriva 2006 was an assistant for ADSL connections where
> we could choose our country, state, city and operator - or something,
> someone please confirm. A Brazilian discontinued distro, Kurumin, had a
> dialer dialup done with Kommander with phones and configs of several
> national providers.
> Of course I'm not suggesting that we collect the dial settings and phone
> numbers for each provider on earth - that would be, perhaps, impossible -

Well, that's exactly what is done for UMTS provider
( http://git.gnome.org/browse/mobile-broadband-provider-info/ ). So i do
not see why it couldn't be done.

Michael Scherer

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