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    List of modems for linux


    i want to know the list of modems (manufacturer) that is linux compatible or have free driver for them..FREE driver for them!!!

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    I would think that just about any hardware (non winmodem) would be OK. Check your distro's hardware compatibility list before buying anything, though.
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    how do i know if the modem is a winmodem??

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    Often (but not always) it will say it on the box. It's been literally years since I've had to buy a modem, though, so things may have changed.
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    .. any of you have modem that linux recognizes and linux have a driver so that you dont have to download a driver..if so..what brand is that..

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    FYI. I have found external, serial modems to be flawless under linux. Even though I have been on a T1 for more than 2 years now, I still keep that little bugger around because he puts a twinkle in my eye. I don't think they make them anymore, but they should be fairly cheap on ebay....

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    so whats the brand name?

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    i just borrow an old modem .its a motorola. is this a winmodem?

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    Before I got broadband, I used a Creative Blaster V.92 external serial modem with Suse 9.1 without any problems. In fact, I think I got consistently higher connect speeds than with my winmodem under XP with the same ISP and phone line.

    Someone above said you might not be able to buy these any more, but I found one on amazon for $60.

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