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Original author(s) Dave Coombs / Avery Pennarun
Stable release 1.61 / September 19, 2009
Operating system Linux
Type Internet
License GNU Lesser General Public License
Website alumnit.ca

WvDial (pronounced 'weave-dial' [1]) is a utility that helps in making modem-based connections to the Internet that is included in some Linux distributions.[2] WvDial is a Point-to-Point Protocol dialer: it dials a modem and starts pppd in order to connect to the Internet. It uses the wvstreams library.[3]

WvDial uses heuristics to guess how to dial and log into a server, alleviating the need to write a login script.[4]

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There are some GUI tools which allows using WvDial:

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