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By dharibabuprasad ·
I have installed Redhat linux 9.0 on my dell inspiron notebook computer.As the onboard internal modem is not working and there is no com port, I am contemplating to go for USMB modem.Kindly suggest the modem that can work with Linux os

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notebook- usb modem

by tech_wiz03 In reply to notebook- usb modem

I beleave the Dell uses on onboard "winmodem" which is NOT a Modem by anyones but MS standards linux is compatible with almost all com port external modems. USB modems are a different story because first you have to make sure that your USB driver works with linux, and secondly supports modem style devices. You realy need to goto
http://www.linux.com and check out their howto's

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