Fax App Recommendations
Robert H. Perry
rperry at gti.net
Wed Nov 30 06:08:15 GMT 2005
Robert H. Perry wrote:
> Currently running FreeBSD RELEASE 5.4 and a MultiTech Voice/Data/Fax
> modem for dialup internet service on a server-type machine. I also run
> another machine with 3 operating systems (FreeBSD 5.4, Suse 9.2, and
> Windows XP).
> My original objective was to install Hylafax on the server and share it
> with the other 3 systems.
> I ran into a couple of errors early on and seeked some help from the
> mailing list. Got one response suggesting I reinstall the app from source.
> I don't have a lot expertise with modems and facsimiles so I'm
> considering starting with something a little less complex. Can anyone
> recommend a fax app for a "newbie"?
> Bob Perry
I was preparing to respond to a reply when Thunderbird sent the original
to never-never-land. Sorry. Here's the problem I encountered.
> I was running the sendfax command to test my installation and received an unexpected error message. I used the command taken from the sendfax man page as follows:
> "sendfax -n -d (destination fax#) /etc/passwd
> "sendfax: no files to send
I reran it using the -x <debug> option and the message indicated:
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