My Biggest Disappointment with DSL

bmarsh at bmarsh at
Wed Mar 2 17:29:42 PST 2016

Get yourself a call blocker.  Look on Amazon

> On Mar 2, 2016, at 8:18 PM, Leon Goldstein via Linux-users <linux-users at> wrote:
> Having had ADSL working now for a bit over a week, I'm finally able to run system updates and install packages the Linux way.  Boy, have I been missing out all these years while waiting for DSL service in my area.
> But...
> Now my #$%@ telephone rings every couple of minutes, with robocalls.  In addition to the usual sales pitches (nobody pays attention to the so-called "do not call" list) there is now an endless stream of political pitches and push polls.  Dial up was slow, but at least it blocked my telephone line while I was on line.  Ah, nostalgia.
> -- 
> Leon A. Goldstein
> HP Pavilion DV8000
> SuSE 13.1 Linux
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