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1. gtk2 version 2.0 or later

2. openssl 0.9.7 or later

  • Kindly call 1 600 3453330/ 1 901 4253330- Sify Broadband Customer Care to get IP address, DNS and Gateway so that you can download the client which you can use to connect to sify,
  • Assign an IP address for the ethernet card.
  $ sudo ifconfig eth0  xx.xx.xx.xx
  • Add default gateway.
  $ sudo route add default gw xx.xx.xx.xx
  • Visit the url below to download the client.

Installation on NON RPM Supported System

     a. Download Broadband Client:

             Click here to download Sify Broadband Client for Linux OS

     b. Installation Steps:

            gunzip sify_bbclient-3.0.tar.gz

            tar -xvf sify_bbclient-3.0.tar

            For more information refer Readme.txt file bundled along with package

Launching the Client

    Open a terminal from X server

    From terminal run the command "sifyconnect"
  • Problem while running the client can be solved by creating symlinks
    shibu@shibu-laptop:/usr/lib$ sudo ln -s /usr/lib/  /usr/lib/

   shibu@shibu-laptop:/usr/lib$ sudo ln -s /usr/lib/  /usr/lib/
   shibu@shibu-laptop:/usr/lib$ sifyconnect 
shibu@shibu-laptop:~$ sudo sifyconnect 

Checking reachability of Sify Server ...                   : Success
checking whether instance sifyclient already running ...   : NO
Establishing sify broadband connection ...

shibu@shibu-laptop:~$ host has address has address has address mail is handled by 10 mail is handled by 10 mail is handled by 10 mail is handled by 10

Not able to Connect

  • Use route -n to see if the gateway is setup properly.
  • Check eth0 ip address.

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