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How to make Sify Broadband GNU/Linux client remember username and password

Another fine example of how non-free software can create nuisance is the Sify Broadband GNU/Linux client. It was my mistake that I was happy the moment I found out that they have a GNU/Linux client.

If you're using the client, you know how stripped down the software is as compared to the Windows client. And that comes with its own problems-

Run Sify Broadband Windows Client On GNU/Linux

I'm using a Sify broadband connection at home, and I was delighted to see that they had a linux version of the login client. I downloaded and installed it, but it appeared crippled. It crashes frequently, losing net access, and lacks several features present in the Windows client.

So, I decided to run it on WINE (WINE Is Not An Emulator). The following steps have to be performed for it to work-

 

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