broadband connectivity advice
scott at drscott.dyndns.biz
Mon Jan 5 22:21:25 EST 2004
Well he did have more calls but he was cool enough to stay long enough
to see if he could getting working.On Mon, 5 Jan 2004, igueths at comcast.net
> I assume the guy had no more calls to get to that day? Must have been
> pretty fun...Teaching the cable tech how to use gnome/kde.
> Original Message:
> From: Scott Berry scott at drscott.dyndns.biz
> Date: Mon, 5 Jan 2004 18:17:32 -0700 (MST)
> To: speakup at braille.uwo.ca
> Subject: Re: broadband connectivity advice
> Here is where I taught my cable installer to use kde an gnome. he had a
> little fun with it at first but he got the hang of it eventually.
> On Mon, 5
> Jan 2004, Alex Snow wrote:
> > also, the general technical knoledge of your isp's techs is usually
> > the "I know where the control pannel is" type. they may know how to
> > plug in a network card but that may be foggy at best.
> > On Mon, Jan 05,
> > 2004 at 06:27:56PM -0600, Cheryl Homiak wrote:
> > > Hi chuck and all.
> > > I use charter cable and have had no problems. In fact, when I tried to
> > > switch to tds dsl, my actual download speeds were quite a bit slower
> > > my cable connection.
> > > In my case, the technician came and plugged the modem in and set up the
> > > cable box. after that, dhcpcd did everything else. I'm not sure what
> > > differences exist between different cable setups.
> > > and I know what you mean about not going back to a dialup connection. I
> > > help to maintain a friend's system; she is on dialup and upgrading and
> > > downloading on her system drive me completely crazy. certainly better
> > > no connection at all, but would be hard to live with after you've
> > > experienced high speed, except as a backup for emmergencies or for use
> > > when traveling on a laptop.
> > > Let us know how it goes; I had absolutely no setup problems but others
> > > have had more difficulties.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Cheryl
> > >
> > >
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