[kde-linux] kppp and cron

Andrew Walbran qwandor at gmail.com
Tue Dec 12 05:08:29 UTC 2006

On Tuesday 12 December 2006 11:30 am, Marc Rosenthal wrote:
> Thanks Kevin, but point is I'm not executing this script from within an X
> session but rather from root's cron.
> In fact, I don't even care if X is running but obviously kppp does and
> hence that seems to be my problem.
> I really just wanted to be able to run "kppp -c PPP_ACCOUNT" automatically
> without having to deal with any X issues.
I haven't used ppp recently, but if you want to connect from a cron script 
perhaps you should not be using kppp?

It might be useful to have a look at pon, pppd and perhaps pppconfig.

Andrew Walbran
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