This site has a good faq for newbies, among them ppp setup
good luck ;)
> Using Definite Lux 7.0, running Gnome. My labtop has PCMCIA modem made
> by project type project 336. I can setup Netscape under Linux, but what
> is the Linux equivalent of using windoze Dialup Networking?
> Guess I need ppp or pppd? How do I install the ppp daemon (if its not
> already installed?)
I have posted a set of firewall rules you can use for dialup and non-dialup
Internet access at http://home.earthlink.net/~simpson3. Unfortunately, this
only works with the 2.0.x kernel, not the newer 2.2.x kernels which use
ipchains. That being said, conversion probably is pretty easy.