[Novalug] modemmanager ( how, where ?)

James Ewing Cottrell III jecottrell3@comcast.net
Wed Dec 28 23:18:23 EST 2016


Because Walt is the Last Person on the Planet still using a Modem.

JIM

On 12/26/2016 9:20 PM, greg pryzby via Novalug wrote:
> 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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