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How do I setup my modem like those done in the win95???
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by:marcelofr
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try using xf86config instead of Xconfigurator...
also try "X --probeonly > /tmp/log 2>&1"  and post you think is relevant form /tmp/log...

Good luck
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by:yueweng1
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u mean just type in xf86config in the root directory???

I don't really understand "X --probeonly > /tmp/log 2>&1"  and /tmp/log
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by:ahoffmann
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login as root, then in the shell type:

   X --probeonly > /tmp/log 2>&1
   more /tmp/log
   xf86config
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by:yueweng1
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Edited text of question
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by:yueweng1
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Do u know how to setup modem and dial up to certain server with a proxy???

Thanks for your help!!!

yueweng
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by:ahoffmann
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What's going on here?
The title did no longer match the question.
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jetx earned 230 total points
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to setup a modem just make sure you have the modem connected right then issue
man minicom
read the manual first then try the command minicom

-Jeff
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by:yueweng1
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So what happened if I lost my manual???  I try using the seyon but the PC hanged when  I am about to enter the userid what do u think is the problem?

hope to hear from u soom...
yueweng
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