modem usr 5637

Ric Moore wayward4now at
Sun Aug 31 08:31:54 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-08-30 at 11:14 +0200, Nils Kassube wrote:
> Ric Moore 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
> >
> > 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
> It is a long time since I used wvdial, but I remember it was quite easy to 
> use. But you probably need to know the device where it can find the modem. 
> >From <>:
> | I have a USR 5637 & it works with no fuss at all. Simply 
> | plug the modem into a USB port, point wvdial (or whatever dialer you
> | use) to /dev/ttyACM0 and you're in business.
> So "/dev/ttyACM0" is the thing wvdial wants to know. If you prefer a GUI 
> program, kppp is probably what you are looking for. It will sure need to 
> know about the device "/dev/ttyACM0" as well.

kppp is a great app! I used it until recently when I finally hooked up
to HughsNet. Ric

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