Sify Broadband Linux Client

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I set up the driver for my lan card ... it worked ... I could ping my own ip ... then I set up my own ip address ... I could ping the sify gateway, so I @$$ume the adapter is working fine :)But when I use the sifyconnect application, I enter my username and [email protected]$$word, but it just stalls after that ... I can just exit using the CTRL+C combination ... can any1 help me here?
 
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have not tried the sify broadband client for linux till now. but i think the indian linux community has released its own version of linux client that works better than the official version. i will try to find it out. :)
 
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It would be great if you could find out ... I tried without success ... btw, i'll try setting up the normal client for now, but I have a small query ... in the netconf section of linuxconf ... I entered my ip, subnet mask in the Basic host information, and my DNS search order in the appropriate section, but where do I enter my gateway ip? Sorry for the n00b question but there isn't much I know about networking or linux ...
 
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Ok ... for the first time I opened up a web page in lynx ... but it was just the local server ... whenever I try to go to google or someplace it gives a "Remote host not found error". Now as I dont run XWindows (I run just in console now) ... I have no other way to check if its working :(
 
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and they ask us why we need Pings and Traceroutes. :mad:try ftp command :)
 


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Nah ... even ftp didn't work ... so basically I can just connect to my local server ... must be a problem with their client ... it seems quite buggy ... hmm ... quite like their windows client :)
 
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get ur CTO to fix it for u. if he cant COMPLAIN. :lol:
 
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He says he's gonna come and look into it tomorrow ... lets see ;)
 
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i have installed it on sue 9.1 pro. it is working fine for me despite some problems.
 
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Try gettin in touch with Ilug of ur area, if u r in delhi then get in touch with ilugdelhi.org.Those guys will surely give u a clue
 
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Yes I finally set it up :) I had missed the DNS Name server, so I asked sify customer care for it. I only had to wait for 15 mins on the phone which isnt that bad. BTW, yup surjeet, I am a member of the ilug-d lists . . . some sify users there too :)
 
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Hey,As alternative client all I found were dead links... does anyone know someplace I _can_ download this other client you mention...Thx