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No-brainer Modem For Linux?


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#1 Brian Blais

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Posted 26 May 2006 - 08:43 AM

Hello,

I would like to purchase a modem to use on a Linux laptop. Unfortunately, because it is a laptop, there is not serial port, just a USB. Is there a no-brainer solution to this? I am tired of recompiling kernels and kernel modules everytime I update my operating system, or change laptops. Is there a USB modem that will work out of the box? Is there a serial modem, and a USB-to-serial converter that will work out of the box? I don't mind price at this point, because my time is worth more than any modem. :thumbsup:

thanks for any help!


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Posted 26 May 2006 - 09:02 AM

Will this work?

http://www.elandigitalsystems.com/interface/rs232.php
http://www.synchrotech.com/products/serial.html

http://www.ramelectronics.net/html/usb_serial.htm
http://www.usbgear.com/USBG-232MINI.html

I do not like USB at all, so I would recommend the first two rather than the second two. If possible
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