pppconfig - Text menu based utility for configuring ppp

Property Value
Distribution Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name pppconfig
Package version 2.3.21
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Installed size 1014 B
Download size 133.65 KB
Official Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
It provides extensive explanations at each step.  pppconfig supports
PAP, CHAP, and chat methods of authentication.  It uses the standard
ppp configuration files and sets ppp up so that the standard pon and
poff commands can be used to control ppp.
Some features supported by pppconfig are:
- Multiple ISPs with separate nameservers.
- Modem detection.
- Dynamic DNS.
- Dial on demand.


Package Version Architecture Repository
pppconfig_2.3.21_all.deb 2.3.21 all Debian Main
pppconfig - - -


Name Value
dialog -
init-system-helpers >= 1.13~
ppp >= 2.3.7
whiptail -


Name Value
nscd << 2.3.2.ds1-14


Name Value
manpages-fr << 2.39.1-5


Type URL
Binary Package pppconfig_2.3.21_all.deb
Source Package pppconfig

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install pppconfig deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install pppconfig




2014-02-15 - Matthias Klumpp <mak@debian.org>
pppconfig (2.3.21) unstable; urgency=low
* QA upload
* Fixed Maintainer field to contain correct QA group address
* Fixed start sequence in dns-clean LSB header
(thanks to Jon Severinsson)
* Don't require start of $remote_fs in dns-clean init script,
it has to run before that. Override lintian error, when /usr
is on a remote location, pppconfig can not do anything and is
useless in that scenario (init script simply exit then).
* Install and enable systemd units for dns-clean
* Fixed a few lintian warnings
* Updated Czech translation (Closes: #675575)
(thanks to Miroslav Kure)
2013-04-19 - John G. Hasler <jhasler@debian.org>
pppconfig (2.3.20) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphaned
2012-05-14 - David Prévot <taffit@debian.org>
pppconfig (2.3.19) unstable; urgency=low
* Maintainer upload.  Upgraded standards-version.
* The i18n people don't want this patch.
Closes: #651967 Please don't update translations in the clean rule
Closes: #49914 Fails to prompt user for port when probing fails
* Unreproducible.
Closes: #168115 loses ATDT prefix in chatscript
* Fixed in 2.3.10
Closes: #229130 'LCP: timeout sending Config-Requests' failure
caused by username and password being in double quotes in
* Added Required-Start: $network to dns-clean
Closes: #610417 boot sequence: dns-clean after networking
-- John G. Hasler <jhasler@debian.org>  Sat, 30 Jun 2012 17:54:50 -0500
pppconfig (2.3.18+nmu4) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix pending l10n issues. Programs translations:
- Russian, thanks to Yuri Kozlov. Closes: #654852
- French. Closes: #671203
- Japanese, thanks to Kenshi Muto. Closes: #671307
- Hebrew, thanks to Omer Zak.
- Greek, thanks to Θανάσης Νάτσης.
- Vietnamese, thanks to Nguyễn Vũ Hưng.
- Danish, thanks to Joe Hansen. Closes: #671775
- Indonesian, thanks to Surya Fajri.
2011-06-01 - Helge Kreutzmann <debian@helgefjell.de>
pppconfig (2.3.18+nmu3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Correct encoding of po/de.po and fix a typo. This Closes: #628464
* Fix typos and ungarble --help. This Closes: #577171, #603541
* Unfuzzy previously complete translations,
i.e. cs, de, he, fr, ja, lt, sk and sv,
as far as possible.
* Add a missing slash in po/fr.po
* Add --previous to msgmerge in "po/update.sh"
* Update Swedish translation. Thanks Martin Bagge. Closes: #579298
* Update Hebrew translation. Thanks Omer Zak. Closes: #579305
* Update Slovak translation. Thanks Ivan Masár. Closes: #587803
Added the missing "\n" in one string.
* Update Czech translation. Thanks Miroslav Kure. Closes: #601075
* Add German man page translation. Closes: #628766
Update man/po4a.cfg and debian/rules to actually build and install it
* Trival update of French man page translation. Closes: #603884
* Fix formatting errors in man page and unfuzzy translations. Closes:
* Suggest resolvconf. Closes: #266819
2010-04-21 - Christian Perrier <bubulle@debian.org>
pppconfig (2.3.18+nmu2) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Add quotes to update-menus existence test in postinst and postrm
and blame myself
Closes: #578658

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