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Top : Software : Internet : Communications : PPP

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  • 5pstats
    5pstats generates statistics about the pppd usage. It consists of two parts. One (perl script, called in ip-down) captures information about the amount of transferred bytes and the time you spent online and stores it in a MySQL database. The other part is written in php and generates html pages with several statistics.
  • Alt+Connect
    Alt+Connect is a program to manage dialup connections: it allows a group of networked machines to share a single internet connection through their server. Users use special client software to start or stop their internet connection, and the server (connectd) ensures that the connection remains up only while someone's using it.
  • aswvdial
    aswvdial is a dock/wharf app frontend for wvdial
  • Babylon
    Babylon comprises a device independent PPP stack which works under the GNU/Linux operating system, drivers for all of SpellCaster's ISDN adapters and standard analog modem support. It has an easy to use interface to configure dial in/out accounts.
  • chestnut-dialer
    chestnut-dialer is a PPP dialing program, written in Python that does not require root permissions, but require read and/or write access to some system files (modem device etc). chestnut-dialer use standard pppd daemon for set up network interface.
  • Command Line Masqdialer
    Command Line Masqdialer is a client to be used in conjuction with the Masqdialer server allows an authorized user to dial out a connection.
  • Dial2net
    Dial2net is an application that configures a PPP connection according to the ISP, which is selected by the user.
  • DWUN
    DWUN brings a PPP connection up and down based on clients stating their desire to connect. It is intended to be used on a masquerading gateway so that it will dial your ISP when someone on one of the masqueraded boxes tells it they want to be connected, and disconnect when no clients remain that wish to be connected.
  • Eznet
    Eznet is designed to make it much easier to get PPP running under Linux. Basically all you have to do is supply a name for your ISP, a login name, password and phone number and eznet will do the rest.
  • FreeNIBS
    FreeNIBS is a loadable plugin for the FreeRADIUS radius server. FreeNIBS provides authorization, authentication, and accounting for dial-in (PPP/PPPOE/PPTP) users. It can be used for real-time prepaid and postpaid billing. FreeNIBS can bill users based on service accuration, time, traffic, and both time and traffic. FreeNIBS has very flexible settings for groups, users, and prices. All data is stored in SQL databases such as MySQl, PgSQL, and Oracle.
  • GMasqdialer
    GMasqdialer is a small GNOME client (works with plain GTK+ now too) for masqdialer server which you can use to connect to internet in IP masqueraded networks without using telnet.
  • Gnome PPP
    Gnome PPP is a modem dialup tool designed to integrate nicely into Gnome 2 Desktop Environment. It is very similiar to GPPP dialup utility for Gnome 1 and KDE equivalent, KPPP.
  • Gnome-Dial
    Gnome-Dial is an user-friendly PPP dialer for GNOME 2. Unlike other dialers like Gnome-PPP it requires just the GNOME Desktop Environment version 2.x. It aims at giving GNOME 2 users an easy tool to make dialup connections like kppp or the program used by Microsoft Windows with the highest possible number of settings while maintaining a good consistency, usability, integration with GNOME and speed.
  • Gppp
    Gppp is a ppp dialup utillty similiar to kppp or the windows dial-up-network. Unlike other programms it doesnt use skripts to start pppd; instead it uses wvdial.
  • gpppkill
    gpppkill is a program for Linux that ends a ppp connection if it doesn't receive a minimal amount of bytes during certain time. It shows a bar plot according to the amount of bytes received per second. All resident ppp daemons are recognized and gpppkill lets you choose which one to kill. It is written in C++ using the GTK+ toolkit.
  • gpppoe-conf
    gpppoe-conf is a Gtk2 tool for creating ppp accounts as easy as it can be. It also includes a tool for configurating Speedtouch modems.
  • isp-connect
    isp-connect is a set of scripts which should make it easy to connect from a single GNU/Linux-workstation to an (or several) Internet service provider using a dial-connection. It supports single PPP connection over ISDN or modem (PAP/CHAP authentication only). Support is planned for raw-IP (over ISDN) and multiple connections simultaneously.
  • killppp
    killppp is a shell script that kills the PPP process after a specified time period of no traffic. This is especially useful for dial-up users who pay per time-unit of being connected. The typical use for it is to start a large download along with killppp and go away. The script will shut down PPP right after the downloading is done, thus saving unnecessary cost of unused network connectivity.
  • KMasqDialer
    KMasqDialer is a client for the Masqdialer server. It is designed to run on KDE2.x and QT2.x. The latest version of KMasqDialer will run on KDE3/QT3.
  • kppp
    kppp is a dialer and pppd front-end.
  • KWvDial
    KWvDial is a KDE based graphical re-implementation of WorldVisions' WvDial Intelligent PPP Dialler.
  • LANdialler
    LANdialler enables several computers on a LAN (Local Area Network) to share control of a dial up connection to the Internet.
  • MyPPP
    MyPPP is a ppp dialer+logger for Red Hat Linux. It let's you start a ppp dialup connection to your ISP and it records how much time you're online every month. With MyPPP, you don't have to worry about excess internet bills.
  • optisurf
    optisurf is a smartsurfer or least cost router for modem users living in Germany. It is an extension to the kppp application from KDE and is entirely written in bash. The GUI uses the kmdr-executor from quanta.
  • Penggy
    Penggy aims to provide connection trough AOL. Its goals are to support IP tunneling and other proprietary parts of the AOL protocol like mail, newsgroups, billing info, etc.
  • ppp
    ppp is an open source package which implements the Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
  • ppp_bytes
    ppp_bytes is designed to work out how many bytes you have sent / received through your internet connection.
  • pppctl
    pppctl is a suite of programs for controlling a PPP connection.
  • PPPDropper
    PPPDropper is a small utility wrote to allow the author to come up with a form of "semi-demand" dialing. PPPDropper will allow you to drop a ppp connection on the basis of both a IN and OUT bound data rate.
  • PPPGun-Dialer
    PPPGun-Dialer is a Tcl/Tk script that can be used to etablish a PPP connection by dialing a remote terminal server. It is based on PPP-on/PPP-off scripts, but it is more flexible than those scripts, allowing a more intelligent dialog with the modem.
  • ppplag
    ppplag reads system log and shows a table of all found ppp sessions with stats for start time, duration, bytes in/out, and speed in/out.
  • ppplog
    ppplog keeps track of your ppp online sessions. Once started it detects when you are online and automatically calculates costs according to your local phone company.
  • PPPMon
    PPPMon is a clone of the RP3 program (from RedHat). This utility shows the activity in the PPP connection, and to allow the user to start or stop it easily.
  • pppoesk
    pppoesk is a small C program which goal is to terminate a bogus PPPoE session in an automatic way.
  • pppusage
    pppusage summarizes average and total transfer volumes, number of connections and average and total online time for all logged PPP connections. The data is collected by reading the syslog files which contain the ppp[d] messages. A database file is used to store the relevant data, thus it doesn't get lost when your ppp[d] logfiles are rotated or deleted.
  • pyWvDial
    pyWvDial is a simple and handy frontend for WvDial. It provides a graphical interface for configuration and execution of WvDial, with an output monitor and a system tray icon, and grants easy access to connection information such as IP address, DNS address, and interface used. pyWvDial is a multi-threaded Python program and requires PyGTK 2.12 or higher.
  • QPPP
    QPPP is yet another ppp dialer, a simpler modification to MyPPP. QPPP is suitable for prepaid internet users.
  • QTmclient
    QTmclient is a Qt based version of C. P Wright's masqdialer server.
  • QtWvDialer
    QtWvDialer is a simple graphical front-end to wvdial. It provides you with a easy to use GUI to fire up a ppp connection. Additionally you have access to the output of wvdial, some PPP statistics and a editor for the wvdial configuration.
  • QuickPPP
    QuickPPP is a simple utility that configures pppd to connect to an ISP.
  • rg1000 dialer
    rg1000 dialer is a command line utility for connecting or disconnecting an RG-1000 or Apple Airport from your ISP.
  • SLiRP
    Slirp emulates a PPP or SLIP connection over a normal terminal. This is an actual PPP or SLIP link, firewalled for people's protection. It makes a quick way to connect your Palm Pilot over the Internet via your Unix or Linux box!
  • TkMasqdialer
    TkMasqdialer is a Tcl/Tk client for the Masqdialer daemon. The purpose of the masqdialer system is to allow users on a IP masqueraded computer without a modem, to use a computer's modem attached to the LAN.
  • vii-ppp-scripts
    vii-ppp-scripts is yet another set of ppp scripts. They feature handling multiple ISPs, autosetting DNS from ISP, ability to have a different resolv.conf for each connection, phone billing, chatscripts, and good customisability.
  • Wife's Network Controller
    Wife's Network Controller is a GNOME applet to control diald. The applet allows you to choose from three states: auto, on, and off. When using the included scripts the auto state gives dial-up control to diald, the on state forces the dial-up link to come and stay up, and the off state closes the dial-up link.
  • WMTxCnt
    WMTxCnt is a Window Maker dockapp which logs PPP connection information (connect time, disconnect time, duration, and cost).
  • WvDial
    WvDial makes it easy to connect your Linux workstation to the Internet. It will automatically detect your modem, and it can log into almost any Internet provider's server without any special configuration.
  • YAWMPPP
    YAWMPPP is a Window Maker dock applet (works with other window managers too) that works as a frontend for pppd, making ISP hookup easier. You get in the Internet with one click, get out with another.



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