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Re: Connecting to the exterior network is impossible `directly'

On Fri, 02 Jul 2010 11:27:13 +0200
Merciadri Luca <Luca.Merciadri@student.ulg.ac.be> wrote:

> No. That's not at all a proxy. Once you power on the computer, and that
> you want to use Internet, say by Firefox, you are directly redirected to
> a webpage which asks you your university login & your university
> password. Once you have entered this stuff, you are logged on the
> network, and everything is okay. That's a little bit like ADSL where you
> need to type credentials before using the Internet (at the opposite of
> the cable).
> :-(

One way to do this is to implement a script that will do the
authentication automatically.  Using Perl, you'd whip something
together using something like WWW::Mechanize.

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