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Old 01-13-2006, 02:35 AM   #1
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Modems Compatible with Mandriva Linux 2006 or Ubuntu Linux 5.10

I have Mandriva Linux 2006 free version installed on a computer, but I'm a rural area and can only get dial-up internet, so I am looking for a modem that is compatible with either of these systems. I have the Ubuntu Linux 5.10 install CD here, and can install that if I need to. Thanks!
Old 01-13-2006, 03:26 AM   #2
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Look for any serial (RS232) modems, they end to work alright with Linux. Some USB devices will work, so take a look at to see which ones are fully supported.


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