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Old 09-14-2010, 11:07 PM   #1
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it's my first time using to install a fax software in it?

i tried installing efax-gtk but nothing happened and the folder has no content.i also tried other linux compatible fax software like hylafax but i couldn't install was only downloaded to my pc.can you help me pls.thanks-brovic
Old 09-15-2010, 03:12 AM   #2
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On ubuntu you can search for available packages with
apt-cache search fax (example)
It will give out a list of programs that are connected to the given topic. You can then install programs from that list by
sudo apt-get install efax gfax
You can use them as soon as they got installed, usually.

Did you try to install like that?

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Old 09-15-2010, 12:25 PM   #3
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That works. Another way is to use the Software Center or the Synaptic Package Manager to search for fax software. I know there's something called efax that might fit the bill (and there's a graphical version of it too - look for the terms "graphical interface" in the description). Mark it for installation (click it to mark it), then click on the Apply button and watch the magic.

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Thank you very much for your help j-ray and robin.god bless


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