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I'm an XP refugee who installed Ubuntu 12.04.4 with Wubi alongside XP on my Dell PC. Unfortunately my only access to the internet is by basic dialup connection with a local ISP using a Conexant HSF V92 56K RTAD Speakerphone PCI Modem. (DSL is unavailable in my neighborhood since I am too far from the nearest DSLAM.) It seems there is no way to set up and use my ISP dialup connection using the available tools that I can find in 12.04. I downloaded and installed (I think) wvdial 1.61-4 build 1 using my Windows network dialup connection but that ended up leading nowhere. Should I download another version of Ubuntu (or some other version of Linux for that matter) that explicitly supports a basic dialup connection for a newbie like me, or is there something else I can do with this current version. I can't help but feel I'm very close to getting this thing to work. Thanks in advance for any advice or direction you can provide. P.S. Using wvdial I get the message: "dependency is not satisfiable libuni conf 4.6" Using pppconfig (pon/poff) I get "The file /etc/ppp/peers/provider does not exist. Please create it or us a command line argument to use another file in the /etc/ppp/peers directory." Epilogue: PROBLEM SOLVED! I discovered Precise Puppy 5.7.1 Retro, burned a CD and haven't looked back. It recognized my modem, setup was a breeze and I'm Windows-Free for the first time in my computing life. Although I have to boot from the CD each time I use it, I can save everything to my hard-drive - including e-mail - when I finish. Opera is quicker than IE ever was, and the resolution is virtually the same. I am sincerely grateful to everyone in the Linux community involved. Keep up the good work.

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Please add to your question what you have tried from the community wiki: help.ubuntu.com/community/DialupModemHowto –  fossfreedom Mar 26 '14 at 22:26

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