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etienne@Rofti
September 1st, 2009, 03:54 PM
Hi there!

I would like to open Gnome-PPP, but I do not have a modem attached and thus it seems to not want to open.

If I run the command "gnome-ppp" then I get the following result:

WVCONF: /home/etienne/.wvdial.conf
Segmentation fault
If I run the command "wvdial" then I get the following result:

--> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.60
--> Cannot open /dev/modem: No such file or directory
--> Cannot open /dev/modem: No such file or directory
--> Cannot open /dev/modem: No such file or directory
I am not attempting to connect to the internet via dial-up. I am attempting to set up my computer to connect to the internet through my mobile phone over bluetooth in emergencies. I have a how-to already, but step 1 is to open up Gnome-PPP.

Any help would be greatly appreciated
Thanks!

GeorgeVita
September 1st, 2009, 10:18 PM
Hi etienne@Rofti. I am not sure if I can help but I think some more data would help readers of your thread to give you ideas:

1. point us to the HowTo you are trying. Maybe we can bypass or use alternative of Gnome-PPP as this is an error:
... If I run the command "gnome-ppp" then I get the following result:
WVCONF: /home/etienne/.wvdial.conf
Segmentation fault
2. The output of wvdial is not an error as you did not manage to configure it yet:
If I run the command "wvdial" then I get the following result:
--> WvDial: Internet dialer version 1.60
--> Cannot open /dev/modem: No such file or directory
--> Cannot open /dev/modem: No such file or directory
--> Cannot open /dev/modem: No such file or directory
3. Test if system can find the com-port of your modem and post here the output:
sudo wvdialconf
4. If you are going to use a specific model of GSM phone, supply more info.
5. How did you install wvdial, Gnome-PPP, etc?

Regards,
George