Hi all -
I'm new to the area.. living near the WPI campus.
Is anyone here happy with their DSL service?
Right now I've got DSL service from Earthlink. Man,
they suck. The thing goes out for a week at a time & all
they do is ask me to power cycle my modem & then say
its a Verizon problem & I must wait for Verizon to fix it.
This time I'm getting 400ms pings & terrible bandwidth (50kbps...
and not as smooth as a modem)
Anyone know if going with a different DSL provider would
I'm not sure who Earthlink uses locally, but they always
say its a Verizon problem.
Speakeasy uses Covad. Perhaps I should switch?
Thank you -
I'll echo this one, I'm pretty happy with Speakeasy, also a little uneasy
about the Covad issue... Can't say I had any complaints, service is fine.
From: wlug-admin(a)mail.wlug.org [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On
Behalf Of Charles R . Anderson
Sent: Thursday, August 30, 2001 9:37 PM
Subject: Re: [Wlug] anyone using DSL in Worcester? is it working?
On Thu, Aug 30, 2001 at 09:24:39PM -0400, Matt Pease wrote:
matt> I'm wondering now, is anyone on this list in Worcester using
matt> DSL? If so, with who & is it working fully now?
I use Speakeasy. They are an excellent DSL company. My DSL only went
down two or three times in the 8 months since I've had it. One time was
to move my connection from the NYC POP to the Boston POP (providing much
better connectivity in the process), and the most recent time was due to
lightning blowing out my modem. They replaced it for free. I am a
little worried about Covad, though. That's why I did not go for the
"save $10 by paying for a year in advance" deal.
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I have only connected to a network via a VPN using windows software in the
past. How do I go about establishing a VPN connection using linux. Do I need
to get any software and what other information will I need besides my login,
password, and server IP address?
I'm looking for a speaker for the Sept. 12th WLUG meeting. If you have a
desire to speak on a topic, please bounce your ideas off of me and we'll
see if something can be worked out. If you know somebody who'd be a good
speaker, please let me know that as well.
Finally, I'd like to put out an APB on Rob Bellville. He is our former
webmaster, and I"m trying to get in touch with him. His e-mail address
doesn't exist any more. If anybody knows Rob or how I can get in touch
with him, please contact me ASAP.
Thanks in advance,
Worcester Linux Users' Group
Worcester, MA, USA
I'm trying to configure apache to handle .shtml files. I don't know much about
apache configuration, so i got some info from apache.org about this.
i ended up with this config chunck
# put in so we can use .shtml files in /home/httpd/includes
# (took from http://www.apache.org/docs-2.0/mod/mod_include.html)
AddType text/html .shtml
When i parse the config file i get this
# httpd -t
Syntax error on line 408 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf:
Invalid command 'SetOutputFilter', perhaps mis-spelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration
any suggestions here? i'm using the apache that came with red hat 7.0
Settin' up the box I won at the last WLUG meeting. I wanna get it on
the network here at work. When I watch the boot messages, I see "eth0 LANCE
<mac address>" and "eth0 using auto-carrier-detection", but i don't see an
entry for /dev/eth0 when i look there. I can ping the local loopback, but
when I try to use DHCP in linuxconf to let it grab an address, but in
ifconfig, i still only see the entry for the local loopback. Is there a
different location for the eth0 device? Any hints? Anything would be
appreciated. Thanx everyone.
- Sands Fish
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