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Old 03-02-2013, 07:32 AM   #1
salide
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modem install debian 6.0.6 modem of chioce is robotics 5686e


am a windows runaway now at my age to put me back to self learning looks all most hopeless but is becomeing fun i have dial up only and i find there is a overwhelming amount to learn just to get a modem to work i had to drop back to xp just to be able to stay on line long enough to download the help files... am trying to download the free guide the is here ... i look forward to the challenge... i ranch in texas.... thank you for the site
 
Old 03-03-2013, 03:55 PM   #2
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I don't know much about this modem, but later modems tended to be "WinModems": modems whose firmware were contained in the Windows drivers. I have not use a modem in quite a while, but at one time Linux support for such modems were quite poor. I do not know if the same holds true today. Did you check USR's (or whoever the parent is now - is it still 3com?) website?

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