Is there a Data Communications Program Native to FreeBSD?

Noel Jones noeldude at
Sat Oct 22 20:28:21 PDT 2005

On 10/22/05, Bob Perry <rperry at> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm running FreeBSD 5.4 and just installed HylaFAX.  I'm just curious if
> there is a data communications program native to FreeBSD that I could
> easily install and run that would facilitate configuration of my
> modem?

tip and cu are part of the base system and should work for manually
setting modem parameters.

If you want something more sophisticated, ports/comms has several. 
I've used ecu and kermit for various projects in the past.

Noel Jones

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