Re: pppconfig "command not found"
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> Joe Hart wrote:
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>> eklektik wrote:
>>> ----- Original Message ----
>>> From: M-L <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> To: email@example.com
>>> Sent: Saturday, March 24, 2007 2:32:56 AM
>>> Subject: Re: pppconfig "command not found"
>>> On Saturday 24 March 2007 15:00, eklektik sent this for all our perusal:
>>>> ---} ---}
>>>> ---} ----- Original Message ----
>>>> ---} From: M-L <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>> ---} To: email@example.com
>>>> ---} Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 10:01:56 PM
>>>> ---} Subject: Re: pppconfig "command not found"
>>>> ---} On Saturday 24 March 2007 11:54, eklektik sent this for all our
>>>> perusal: ---} >---} Hi,
>>>> ---} >---} I've just installed etch and want to hook up to the
>>>> Internet via
>>>> an ---} > external modem. But when I issue the command pppconfig I
>>>> get the
>>>> message ---} > "command not found." pppconfig always worked for me
>>>> Now I dont know ---} > how to hook up to the internet. ---} Also after
>>>> installation my ubuntu on ---} > the other partition doesn't see the
>>>> partitions any longer. What could be ---} > the problem. ---}
>>>> ---} >---} jmak
>>>> ---} Probably a silly question but :- did you install pppconfig?
>>>> ---} Actually the pppconfig is not installed from some reasons. I
>>>> when I install the distro the pppconfig is part of the istallation.
>>>> So what
>>>> can I do now? ---}
>>>> ---} jmak
>>>> ---} (Sorry the previous email went to the wrong place)
>>> Easily fixed; as root just type "apt-get install pppconfig" [without
>>> the quotes of course] into a terminal. Once installed just run it in
>>> the same terminal as root.
>>> But the pppconfig package cannot be found on the cd and I cannot
>>> connect to the internet to install it. Is there way to connect to the
>>> internet without pppconfig?
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>> The catch-22. How can you install something from the internet if you
>> can't connect to the internet. Been there, done that.
>> Solution. Use another distro (like knoppix) that comes with pppconfig
>> and download the ppconfig.deb file and put it somewhere on the hard
>> drive, then you can use dpkg to install it when you reboot.
> Or, as someone has already hinted at, the OP could boot into the Ubuntu
> partition he already has installed and then *chroot* into the debian
> partition and run apt-get as normal using the internet connection from
Yes indeed. I answered the message *before* I saw the other posts. My
fault for not checking the rest of the thread, or icedove's fault for
not telling me other messages were in the thread in the first place.
Whatever, the OP should have all the information in now needs. If he
can't do it, then well, maybe he should just stick with Ubuntu.
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