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Old 08-11-2004, 06:43 PM   #1
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need distro that contains mgetty+sendfax

Is there a Linux distro that comes with mgetty+sendfax ?
Old 08-11-2004, 06:56 PM   #2
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ummm.... cant you install them for distros that don't have them?
Old 08-11-2004, 07:43 PM   #3
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After the install, they need to be configured.
I don't know much about mgetty+sendfax so cofiguration might be problematic.
I assume that the particular distro will at the minimum attempt to do some basic configuration of mgetty+sendfax.

Besides I have a PC with a blank hard disk so I can do a fresh install at the moment.
(And I cannot make changes to the other PC which has Linux already installed because it is being heavily used.)
Old 11-15-2004, 04:57 AM   #4
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SuSE used to support mgetty and sendfax, at least up to SuSE
Linux 7.0 which came out in 2001.
I do not know if they continue to support them with more recent versions
Old 11-15-2004, 05:02 AM   #5
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Debian has them

jamie@bible:~/camera/Guy Fawkes$ apt-cache search mgetty
gfax - The GNU HaliFAX Sender
lprfax - Utility to allow printing to a fax modem
mgetty - Smart Modem getty replacement
mgetty-docs - Documentation Package for mgetty
mgetty-fax - Faxing tools for mgetty.
mgetty-pvftools - Programs for listening and manipulating pvf and rmd files.
mgetty-viewfax - Program for displaying Group-3 Fax files under X.
mgetty-voice - Voicemail handler for mgetty

jamie@bible:~/camera/Guy Fawkes$ apt-cache search sendfax
gfax - The GNU HaliFAX Sender
lprfax - Utility to allow printing to a fax modem
mgetty-fax - Faxing tools for mgetty.

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