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On Thu, Sep 15, 2005 at 07:32:33AM -0500, Debian User Leonard Chatagnier wrote:
> I've just signed up for SBC Dialup and was able to get on line without any more 
> problems
> than modifying the user ID and password entries in Pap- and Chap-secrets.  
> However, I'm
> unable to activate my email account, userid@sbcglobal.net.  I tried the URI, 
> tinyurl.com/3k9ds,
> that SBC said to use to activate the account but, was only able to fill in 
> about 4 pages of info
> forms before the next button quit working.  On another attempt to activate the 
> account, SBC said
> to go to www.sbc.yahoo.com/download and download the SBC dialup startup 
> disc(windows and
> mac only) to activate the account and did so hoping to read the disc info to 
> discover a way to activate the
> account.  I got a message saying that my browzer didn't support 
> downloading(first time ever even
> for a windows program).  SBC is no help, not supporting Linux.  I'm hoping 
> someone out there is using
> SBC dialup and knows the solution to my problem.  Any help appreciated.  Please 
> copy my email address
> as I'm not subscribed.  Thanks for your help,
Annoying, huh?  I had to use IE to be able to signup with SBC.  There
was no around it.  You may want to consider Opera, whcih at least runs
on Debian, as it is much more gracious about handling the garbage that
IE will accept.


Roberto C. Sanchez

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