Wvdial Alternatives

    Wvdial is described as 'WvDial (pronounced "Weave Dial") is an easier way to connect to the internet. It completely avoids the need for chat scripts, edits pap-secrets and chap-secrets for you, detects your modem automatically, and chooses a valid init string'. There are three alternatives to Wvdial for Linux. The best alternative is NetworkManager, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Wvdial are VSNM (Free, Open Source) and KPPP (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Nov 27, 2014

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      NetworkManager is a set of co-operative tools that make networking simple and straightforward.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      VSNM - Very Simple Network Manager
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      KPPP is used to setup PPP (Point-to-Point Protocol) connections. This is most useful for connecting with a cell phone "modem" card these days. It is also use to configure real modem connections.
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