find modem

John Heinen hensandpat at
Thu Aug 21 20:51:39 UTC 2008

Bruce Marshall wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 August 2008, Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
>>> Maybe I should add that I have managed to get both external usb-modems
>>> and internal "soft" winmodems working with more or less effort by
>>> googling around and trying various solutions. For the moment my life is
>>> easy as I own a Dell laptop where they supply the modem driver.
>>> Sinclair
>> Dell?  Really?  I've looked more than once for my laptop and found no linux
>> drivers for the modem, and I'm NOT paying for one (I just don't use it
>> enough).  What model?
> I have a Toshiba Satellite laptop that has a Conexant softmodem in it.
> Took about two hours yesterday to find that  has the drivers 
> for $19.95.   Installed and works like a charm.     You can also use the 
> driver for free but it will only do  14400 baud.  Maybe that's good enough 
> for you.
How does that work,  Downloading with win xp and install it in kubuntu? 

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