[oclug] BoldStreet wireless - tried it?
oclug at raj.homelinux.com
Fri Apr 30 22:41:04 EDT 2004
On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 21:31, Andrew Clunis wrote:
> Hey, Dan...
> hmm. Boldstreet has always worked for me with GNU/Linux and mozilla.
> You're supposed to get redirected to "click here to activate your free
> trial" page when you go a page other than boldstreet.com. You aren't
> doing any kind of DNS magic on your laptop, are you?
works for me too, with linux/mozilla.
> On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 20:52 -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> > Has anyone tried BoldStreet wireless? I ask because I've tried twice
> > without success. I was trying with Konquerer, Links, and Opera to
> > get an authorization prompt, but no luck.
> > I spoke with both BoldStreet and Toshiba today about this. It was
> > probably 8 phone calls for a total of an hour or so talking to
> > people. I could get an IP address, browse to
> > http://www.boldstreet.com/ and http://www.surfhere.com/ (i.e. the
> > whitelisted sites), but could not get anything else.
> > The final conversation with Toshiba mentioned IE and Netscape, and
> > broswers which support forced redirects(? I think that's what they
> > said). So now I'm wondering if anyone has succeeded with non-MS and
> > BoldStreet.
> > Thanks.
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