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Connects machines to the Internet through dialup lines

The PPP Daemon lets *nix machines connect to the internet through dialup lines, using the PPP protocol, as a PPP server or client. It works with 'chat', 'dip', and 'diald', among (many) others, and Supports IP, TCP, UDP and (for Linux) IPX (Novell).


User FAQ available in HTML format from http://www.samba.org/ppp/FAQ.html; User README available in HTML format from


Download version 2.4.7 (stable)
released on 9 August 2014


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License:BSD AdClauseJanet Casey19 November 2004

Leaders and contributors

Paul Mackerras Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttp://cvs.samba.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb/ppp/
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://www.samba.org/cgi-bin/ppp-bugs

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 3 March 2017.


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