[SATLUG] Serial dial up modem recommendations? PLEASE???
Ernest De Leon
edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 19:33:36 CST 2007
Any non-winmodem will work out of the box. Is your mother's PC a tower? If
so, you can put a simple PCI modem in there and Ubuntu should notice it just
fine. Follow the link below for a list of them. You can get a good modem
for less than $10.00 and shipping is about $5.00.
On Nov 30, 2007 5:23 PM, CHERYL HOLMES <cherylholmes at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> I am a total newbie to Linux, running Ubuntu 7.1 (Gutsey Gibbons) on my PC
> and on my Mom's. I have DSL so I have had no issues at all so for
> connecting to the net. Mom, on the other hand has...because DSL isn't
> available where she lives and only dial up service is.
> I know I need a serial, NON WINMODEM but I can't find any. Do any of you
> have any suggestions/recommendations for this type of modem, where I can buy
> one and about how much they cost please? I don't want to have to switch her
> back to a Win O/S. I hope someone here will be able to help me with this.
> When I say I am a newbie, I mean a dumb as doornails novice without a clue
> whatsoever. Is there a serial linux dial up modem that will work right out
> of the box?
> I appreciate your help with this.
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