A success!

richard at reika.demon.co.uk richard at reika.demon.co.uk
Mon Nov 6 02:09:07 PST 2000

Misquoted from Jonathan Eisenstein on Mon, Nov 06, 2000 at 12:35:08AM -0500:
> I have a complete, working system! Now, the question is what to do next.
> I set up the net tools, but how do I get online with this now? It seems
> like the book ends somewhat abruptly.
But think how much you have learned. After all that practice you can
do the rest youself. Here are some clues:

If you use dialup, you will need ppp

If you have not done ppp before, read the HOW-TO's
My choice for e-mail transfer was qmail:
home page: http://cr.yp.to/qmail.html
procmail and sendmail are also popular

My choice for e-mail client was mutt:
There are many other choices

If you have not got X running yet, you can still surf
with lynx:

At some point you will want to start downloading stuff
from within LFS:

I have not done a news groups yet

For more ideas, try
lfs-hints: http://archive.linuxfromscratch.org/lfs-hints
freshmeat: http://freshmeat.net


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