Re: Internet Access When Traveling
Date: Sun, 24 Aug 2003 18:16:52 +0000 (UTC)
On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 02:04:40 -0400, rab <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Does anyone have a suggestion for inexpensive Internet access while
> traveling? I have DSL at home (with a dial-up account when not at home).
> When trying to access my ISP when far from home, I always run up a very
> large phone bill.
One place you can get internet access is any Kinkos Copy Center,
especially if you need to print anything. You can rent one of their net
connected PCs, where I imagine you could use Putty on floppy to ssh. Not
sure what net connections they typically have for laptops, but the laptop
stations in Toledo only had phoneline for local dialup. I could not find
any Xerox printers listing in SuSE, but generic postscript worked.
When I first got SBC Ameritech dsl, I was disappointed that their dialups
were only regional (not other SBC branches). But since they went SBC
Yahoo, they have nationwide dialup, and dsl and a dialup can be up at the
same time. So I just look for a motel with unlinited local phone service.
I don't know who to recommend for a low cost dialup ISP, but just make
sure they do not require proprietary software. Many of them may block
port 25 other than to their own smtp.
David Efflandt - All spam ignored http://www.de-srv.com/
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