[Novalug] modemmanager ( how, where ?)

greg pryzby greg@pryzby.org
Mon Dec 26 21:20:10 EST 2016


Why are you using ppp client and NetworkManager?

On Mon, Dec 26, 2016 at 5:43 PM Walt Smith via Novalug <
novalug@firemountain.net> wrote:

>
> I seem to have ModemManager installed...
> ( looking at alternative to kppp )
>
> [root@CentOS68 waltech]# rpm -qa Modem*
> ModemManager-0.4.0-5.git20100628.el6.i686
>
> (I've never used it )
>
>
> Can't find it.  Nothing in pull down menu's.
> ( usually Preferences and System )
>
> Found a /user/sbin/modem-manager
> which does nothing ( obvious ) when started.
> no man page.
>
>
> I think it's been there awhile.
> After checking a site with info--- UGH .... it turned
> out to be an SCO.org....  THe claim is there is
> a gui to start it.
>
>
> I do have wvdial.  Prefer to keep using kppp.
>
> But thats now wierd.  ( I have several problems as a result
> of a system "yum" upgrade with no errors in the end. )
>
> Need  to find something to "use" Modem Manager with,
> and probably a decent example that shows it's useful.
>
>
> thx,
>
> Walt............
>
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