Linux capable modem and setting up dialup

I installed drivers and a USB modem.

It is recognized and I set it up to dial out to a dial up ISP.

I can’t find what program that will dial out and connect so I can use the Internet.

Thanks.

On Thu 05 Sep 2013 07:16:03 PM CDT, andy77586 wrote:

I installed drivers and a USB modem.

It is recognized and I set it up to dial out to a dial up ISP.

I can’t find what program that will dial out and connect so I can use
the Internet.

Thanks.

Hi
The Network Manager should take care of it once you configure that…?


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I’m not sure that Network Manager handles modems and dialling. If you’re a KDE user, then there is a graphical dialling utility called qinternet. For Gnome, I believe there is gnome-ppp. If you prefer CLI, you can also use wvdial (wvdialconf to configure).

You will need to make sure that you’re a member of the ‘dialout’ group as well.

I have found terse answers to be confusing and I am guilty of many of those.

Since you did not ask for any additional information for clarification, I will explain how another operating systems works with fax modems.

There are programs written where you input username, password, and the telephone number that the modem will dial.

Then you make sure that a phone line is connected from modem -> phone jack in the wall.

You start the program and you click on CONNECT.

The modem dials the telephone number and the modem connects to a remote server used by your Internet Service Provider. i.e. I.S.P.

Then you can start your browser of choice.

Andy

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I checked and Canon has no Linux driver for my NEW printer.

No different with Linux. Please read my last post. Tell us which desktop you’re using. That will influence the dialling utility to install and configure.

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I checked and Canon has no Linux driver for my NEW printer.

This comment should go in another thread. Best not to mix topics to get the best (and least confused) support.

BTW, I recall the the thread dealing with your printer:

https://forums.opensuse.org/english/get-technical-help-here/hardware/490030-get-printer-ready-print-2.html#post2582697

Please review it, and discuss your issue with it there. (I’ll try to help further if I can, but you don’t appear to have acknowledged my last post there yet.)

I saw no post 2582697. ?? Not post numbers beyond 2 digits.

Here is my last response to the last request eye saw.

Install of cnijfilter-mg2200series-3.80-1.x86_64

Package dependency could not be found.

Nothing provides libtiff.so.3()(64 bit) needed by cnijfilter-mg2200series-3.80-1.x86_64.
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If you want to verify that your USB modem is detected as such, plug it in and observe the output from the following command

dmesg|tail

You can also check that /dev/ttyUSB* exists.

ls -l /dev/ttyUSB*

For example, I get

 # ls -l /dev/ttyUSB*
crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 188, 0 Sep  6 14:02 /dev/ttyUSB0

pertaining to a modem device.

Now, if you’re using KDE, you way want to try qinternet. Install it with

zypper in qinternet

or alternatively via this link

software.opensuse.org: