hensandpat at earthlink.net
Mon Nov 10 16:36:12 UTC 2008
Bo Grimes wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 09:18:58PM -0500, John Heinen wrote:
>> I used a usb modem on an OpenSuse operating program, works just fine. On
>> another machine I have goody goodyUbuntu and there I have a winmodem.
>> Now I found this on the internet "
>> http:/linmodems.technion.ac.il/packages/scanmodem.gz. I downloaded it
>> on another computer, (win vista), and there it sits on the desktop, this
>> might just work for linux to work with winmodems, I don't know yet.
>> But how do I get this from the desktop to my ubuntu machine.
> Assuming both computers have usb ports, use a thunb drive. If not burn it
> to a CD or DVD. Are they networked together in some fashion?
> Whatever you do, I hope it works, but I have found in my ten years of Linux
> dial-up (until last month when I finally got broadband) that using a real
> hardware modem is the best way to go.
> What happened to that usb modem? Can you swap the winmodem on Ubuntu for
> one in another computer? Check out
> Here's a review snip:
> "Pros: Ubuntu 8.10 recognises this modem by simply plugging it in. It
> instantly appears as /dev/ttyACM0. I've owned many modems over several
> decades & the performance of this modem is among the best I've seen."
> Cost 23 bucks. Save you a lot of headaches.
Yea, thanks Bo, I could swap, but I like to play. It's a good idee,
though, to buy another usb, where did you get it? for 23 $ John H
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