[svlug] Free dialup and POP in Mtn View?
Seth David Schoen
schoen at loyalty.org
Fri Jun 9 14:10:56 PDT 2000
Jason Goldschmidt writes:
> Hi all,
> I'm moving to the bayarea, Mountain View to be exact, on June 10th. I was
> wondering if anyone can suggest a free, Linux friendly, dial up account
> that is close to Mtn View. I'm also wondering if anyone can suggest a
> free POP account service. somewhere I can forward my email to until I
> get setup w/ DSL at home through work. My school is killing my account on
> July 13th and I don't start work until June 26th, so I was looking for
> something temporary.
> BTW, all I mean by Linux friendly is that maybe they make it easy to write
> dial/connection scripts under Linux. Not something that is Windows only
> like NetZero.
Free dialups are funded by advertising. Nobody has found a way to
force you to watch advertising on Linux, as far as I know, nor is it
very cost-effective to try to figure it out.
So there are no free dialups like NetZero that work with Linux.
Free POP accounts are all over. You might try
and see who there does POP.
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