SUMMARY: Sol 2.4 and slip to a internet provider

From: Graeme Robertson (
Date: Sun Feb 19 1995 - 16:53:32 CST

Original Question:
> I am wanting to run a Netscape or similar connection to a Internet
> provider (they are the 4.1.3 host, of which I have no control).
> My knowledge of slip etc is quite minimal, so anything would
> probably
> help :-)
> I would also appreciate knowing where to get sources etc for slip,
> netscape for 2.4 and so on.
Thanks to all that replied...
The consenus was to use PPP, which the provider has decided to go to
now anyway. PPP is builtin to Sol 2.4 and is quite easy to configure.
Several people pointed out where the source for netscape could be
found and also third party Slip stuff.

ftp to for Netscape

Morning Star Technologies (for slip/ppp)
Thanks to:
Kevin Sheehan {Consulting Poster Child} <>
Pete Teklinski System Manager - x2908 <>
Doug Jones <> (Derek Jones)
Kambiz Aghaiepour <kxaghai@srv.PacBell.COM>
"Harry H. Sun" <>

And if I missed you out - it was not deliberate :-)

Graeme R.

Graeme Robertson
Unix Support Specialist				+64 4 498-4729 (voice)
Unisys New Zealand Ltd				+64 4 499-0411 (fax)
Wellington, New Zealand				+64 21 433-478 (mobile)

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