>does anyone know whether it is possible to connect to Compuserves
>PPP account via Linux ?
>I mean they offer a real PPP connection so the only problem should be
>to tell Compuserve at dial-up to start the PPP connection. Are there
>any scripts (e.g. for DIP) available?
Yes, it is possible, but it did not yield satisfactory results for
me... Maybe you'll have better luck.
The one stumbling block I found was that you can't log in the way the
CompuServe docs say -- e.g. "100626,323:go pppconnect". You'll have
to log in with your user ID and then your password, and then enter 'go
pppconnect' at the ! prompt. Like I said, it's not what the docs say,
but it's the only way I could do it... (I couldn't get dip to send a
As to the script, I modified a sample script that I found in /etc/ppp
or something like that... That was in Slackware 2.0. I dunno what