You can start the wizard from KPPP's initial screen. Start KPPP from
menu, where you will find its entry in the
The following dialog will appear:
It will probably not have any entries to begin with, and that's
what we're about to do now.
button to begin setting up a new
The wizard will offer you three choices,
Choose this if you really don't want to be setting up a new
account right now. The message box will go away, and you will be left with the
dialer window as before.
If you have a fairly standard modem, and use one of the larger
ISP's for your country, the wizard will probably be able to set you up
immediately with a working Internet Connection. Try this first, before you try
to set up the connection manually.
If you don't succeed with the Wizard, or you just want to do
things yourself, choose this. The wizard currently is only useful for a small
subset of countries and Internet Providers.
For the purposes of this chapter, we'll assume you are choosing
, and the dialog based setup will be
described in a later chapter.
The first window you see contains just introductory text, explaining the
things you read about in the first section of this chapter. Click
to move on.
The second window asks you to choose the country you live in. Not all
countries are represented here, and if the country you live in is not listed,
you will have to click
, in which case the Dialog-based setup will start for you to continue
On the next window, you will be given a choice of Internet
Providers that KPPP knows about, based on your choice of location in
the previous window. Again, if your ISP is not
listed here, you will have to click
do your setup in the Dialog-based setup
You will now be asked to enter your username and password for your
internet connection. Please note, that for some ISPs this
differs from your mail account user name and password, so make sure you use the
right one. Choose
On the next window, you have a chance to enter any special dial prefixes
you might have - for example, if you must dial “0” for an outside
line, or if you have a prefix you can dial to turn off call waiting. Choose
And that's all! If you want to revisit any of your choices, you can use
buttons to move
back and forth through the dialogs. When you're done with your settings, click the
button, and you're all done.
If you need more details, you can read the full KPPP
manual in the KDE Help Center, or by typing
bar in Konqueror.