hensandpat at earthlink.net
Tue Nov 11 15:51:16 UTC 2008
Bo Grimes wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 11:36:12AM -0500, John Heinen wrote:
>> 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
> See link above. That's a link to a 23 dollar modem that works out of the
> box with Ubuntu at NewEgg
I've read the review about Neweggs modem, sounds great.
What I did, though, I swapped the usrobotics usbmodem to the ubuntu
computer, no such thing as the reviews of Neweggg Ubuntu keeps
asking questions that I can't answer
Opensuse just accepted it as an old friend.
I am still learning
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