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    need help installing a usb modem on linux


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    i just installed mandriva and all the hardware was automatically installed - except for my US Robotics external usb modem. I tried everything, and it still sees it as a scanner lol. any help would greatly be appreciated. thanx.---
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    What model is it and what chipset does it use? Is it broadband or dialup? I know eciadsl support a few usb modems but they are notoriously difficult to configure in linux.
    You could also try this site.
    Pete

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    have you tried using wvdial

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