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Old 07-10-2011, 02:49 AM
NoOp
 
Default Agere WinModem 56k on Thinkpad - Working!

On 07/09/2011 12:59 PM, NoOp wrote:
> On 07/09/2011 12:49 PM, sktsee wrote:
>> On 07/09/2011 01:17 PM, NoOp wrote:
> ...
>>> Now I need to sort out why I need to use 'gksu' and then on to figuring
>>> out hylafax or similar so that I can finally get rid of my old fax
>>> machine :-)
>>>
>>>
>>
>> You might try adding you user account to the "dip" group and possibly
>
> I am in both dialup and dip:
> $ groups gg
> gg : gg adm disk lp dialout fax cdrom floppy tape audio dip video
> plugdev scanner netdev lpadmin powerdev admin fuse saned vboxusers
> sambashare
>
>
>> changing the martian modem daemon command line to use "--group=dip"
>> instead of "--group=dialout"
>
> That did it. gnome-ppp now works as standard user. Thanks!

Added note: tested with efax (send & receive) and working just fine. I
now have an Ubuntu/linux winfax card working. Thanks again sktsee & I
owe you one again!



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