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Old 06-13-2004, 08:45 PM   #1
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Angry What is the most compatible modem with Linux?


I can't get my old modem to work with linux, and since no one responded to my thread when I asked how to get it to work, I have to buy a new modem. So I need to know what the best, most compatible, and simplest to install modem is under Linux. In case you need to know I use Fedora Core 1.
 
Old 06-13-2004, 09:03 PM   #2
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I had good luck with a U S Robotics V.92, but most true modems should
work. Search this site and you will find a bunch of threads on the topic.
 
Old 06-14-2004, 02:37 AM   #3
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The easiest modem to get to work with ANY operating system is one that is NOT a Winmodem and plugs into your serial port.

Linux has, however, good support for most modems, even Winmodems. Have you read the modem HOWTO?
 
Old 06-24-2004, 09:37 PM   #4
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Where is the ModemHOWTO? Is it a forum thread?

 
Old 06-25-2004, 09:53 AM   #5
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Where is the ModemHOWTO? Is it a forum thread?
http://www.ibiblio.org/pub/Linux/doc...dem-HOWTO.html
 
Old 06-25-2004, 11:02 AM   #6
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Thanks 320 mb One more Q.... Is there a list of modems that will work with Linux on this site?


 
Old 06-25-2004, 06:19 PM   #7
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You mean like here? http://www.linuxquestions.org/hcl/index.php --J.W.
 
  


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