linux isps

Marc M linuxr at gmail.com
Wed Jan 5 02:49:03 UTC 2005


On Tue, 04 Jan 2005 20:47:01 -0600, Jeff Vian <jvian10 at charter.net> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-01-04 at 21:24 -0500, S. Bandyopadhyay wrote:
> > On 8:48pm Jan 4, 2005, Marc M wrote
> >
> > [snip]
> >
> > >
> > >   PS If anyone has gotten netzero service over linux, I would be
> > >   interested in hearing about it on or offlist. I didn't see a
> > >   workaround with them.
> > >
> > >
> >
> > not that i would ever use netzero (seriously!), but their
> > website says they support Linspire (wtf?!?). it seems they
> > distribute some sort of a .deb file.
> >
> > so they have support for linux. it's just that they support
> > the wrong distribution. perhaps people should write to them
> > and ask them to support a better distribution.
> >
> > btw- i used Netzero (on windows) once when they had those
> > free, ad-supported dialups and i was traveling. it was
> > terrible.
> >
> 
> LOL.
> Linspire (IIRC) is the version used on the machines sold at Sams Club
> and Walmart (both online) and at Fry's,  all for under $300
> 
> It is not likely a mainstream version, and thus they have a specific
> targeted "luser" base that does not know how to get anything better.
> 
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Loser-inspired?  Catchy.

:)




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