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Old 06-17-2003, 04:26 PM   #1
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Answerphone and fax functions


The killer app I need to switch to Linux for good, and forget about dual-booting is an answerphone and fax program.

I'm currently using Redhat 8.0, and my modem is a pci Winmodem: it's a Conexant RH56D/SP-PCI R6795-11.

I only require basic functions such as the software to answer all calls, play a recorded greeting to voice calls and take message, or if fax, receive fax, and send fax capability.

Anyone got any ideas?


Old 06-17-2003, 06:40 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ.

First thing first, you should make sure that your modem works under Linux. There's a reason that it's called a WINmodem.

Once that's sorted, you could check out and look for vgetty. VGetty is a server(let) program that receives audio info from your modem. There are a number of frontends (gui or otherwise), so have a quick look.

Good luck.


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