modem usr 5637

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Sat Aug 30 08:09:44 UTC 2008


On Fri, 2008-08-29 at 18:41 -0500, John Heinen wrote:
> Derek Broughton wrote:
> > John Heinen wrote:
> >
> >   
> >>   I bought a usb/ usrobotics5637, it sends and receives faxes etc, it
> >> works for windows, apple/mac, and linux. minimum off 2.4.20 or higher
> >>   It was easy  to install it within wind xp but I don't know how how to
> >> install it in
> >> Fedora.2.6.23 linux.
> >> I tried: system, preference, hardware, keyboard, palm dev, etc
> >> or application, sys tools,
> >> or   system administration, network device control.but no dice!!
> >> It's crazy, it was so easy with windows, why not with Fedora or opensusy
> >> Suggestions??
> >>     
> >
> > Ask on the Fedora lists?  Does it work with Ubuntu?
> >   
> It should Derek, once we figure out for linux to recognize the modem, 
> problem is too, that dial-up gets little attention from the 
> programmers., most of the advise on file is outdated

There's always good ole crusty 'wvdial'. That's the swiss army knife for
modems. Plus, browse the net for the best init string for your modem. It
makes all the difference! Good Luck. Ric






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