[nSLUG] Hardware Modem suggestions

Vikram Chhatre crypticlineage at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 12:48:36 ADT 2006


A couple of years ago, I bought a Actiontec external modem from EBay and 
it has been working just fine.  I paid USD $10 plus shipping for it.

Vikram



Kit MacLeod wrote:
> Rick Wightman wrote:
>   
>> Greetings,
>>
>> Can anyone recommend a hardware modem? There is some urgency, so 
>> something that I can buy if necessary is preferable.
>>
>> Thanks,
>>
>> Rick Wightman
>>
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> Hi, this is my first post, and I'm still fairly new to Linux, but I've 
> taken the Finding A Dial-Up Modem that Works journey.
>
> I've seen US Robotics external serial modems at the local Staples store, 
> though they are very expensive, most distros seem to have no trouble 
> with them. I think most internal modems you'll
> find at the big box stores are likely winmodems and troublesome to 
> impossible to get working.
> (At least in my area this is true. Possibly different in HRM) Couldn't 
> find any at local computer shops either, so I got my USR Courier on Ebay 
> for $30ish. It's old and beat up, but it works quite well.
>
> Winmodems are not Modems 
> <http://64.126.95.102:8080/gromitkc/winmodem.html> is a good reference 
> site, if a little outdated.
>
> Kit
>   


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