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The program 'mgetty' allows you to use a modem for handling external logins, receiving faxes and using the modem as a answering machine without interfering with outgoing calls.
This package includes basic modem data capabilities. Install mgetty-fax to get the additional functionality for fax. Install mgetty-voice to get the functionality to operate voice modems.
Mgetty is also configurable to select programs other than login for special connections (eg: uucico, fido or other programs) depending on the login userid. It also supports caller-id if the modem and phone line supply it, and can deny connections based on originating telephone number.
You can find documentation through 1. info mgetty 2. reading/printing the manual in this directory The only thing you usually need to do is customize the configuration files in /etc/mgetty and /etc/inittab. Inittab entries --------------- You can find examples of inittab entries in: /usr/share/doc/mgetty/examples/inittab.DEBIAN (provided mgetty-docs is installed). Faxing (if mgetty-fax instal more»
mgettydefs(4) mgetty_sendfax manual mgettydefs(4) NAME mgettydefs - speed and terminal settings used by mgetty DESCRIPTION The /etc/gettydefs file contains information used by mgetty(1) to set up the speed and terminal settings for a line. It also supplies information on what the login prompt should look like. Many ve more»
callback(8) mgetty+callback manual callback(8) NAME callback - call a user back, presenting a login prompt SYNOPSIS callback [-x<debuglevel>] [-V] [-l<modemlines>] [-m<init‐ string>] [-s<speed>] [-d] [-S] [phone-number] DESCRIPTION Call the given phone number (if none is given on the command line, ask user for one), and if a more»
mgetty(8) mgetty+sendfax manual mgetty(8) NAME mgetty - smart m more»
mgetty (1.1.36-1.5) unstable; urgency=low * Non-maintainer upload. * Fix pending l10n issues. D more»
Fri Jun 15 13:11:24 MEST 2007 Gert Doering <email@example.com> * add missing files (g3file.c), more»
This file notes what should be done (and what warnings we currently accept) for the Debian package. more»
This is the Debian GNU/Linux prepackaged version of mgetty+sendfax Mgetty was written by Gert Doerin more»