General :: 64 Bit System Does Not Have A Dialup Option?

Oct 10, 2010

I have a 64 bit system on which I am trying to install Linux. I installed Ubuntu but it does not have a dialup option and since I live in a rural area I only have access to dialup at this time.

Does anyone know of a 64 bit operating system which contains dialup capability? I have tried reading about the various distros but have been unable to find any which indicate they work with dialup.

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I am wanting a computer with an external dialup modem (ppp0 modem through a com port /dev/ttys1) to act as a gateway to the internet, forwarding internet traffic through ethernet (eth0 is set to static 192.168.2.2) to a router (the router is 192.168.2.1) where it will be broadcast to other wireless computers like my laptop (192.168.2.3). I've had this setup until recently when the gateway computer (the one with the modem) died. Now I'm replacing that machine with another box and an install of Ubuntu 10.10 but so far things aren't working for me.

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Code:
lancer@lancer-desktop:~$ ping www.google.com
PING www.l.google.com (74.125.237.17) 56(84) bytes of data.
64 bytes from 74.125.237.17: icmp_req=1 ttl=55 time=179 ms
64 bytes from 74.125.237.17: icmp_req=2 ttl=55 time=176 ms
64 bytes from 74.125.237.17: icmp_req=3 ttl=55 time=158 ms

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