Sending a Fax

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Fri May 6 07:06:21 UTC 2011

On Thu, May 05, 2011, Doug Hardie wrote:
>On 5 May 2011, at 22:19, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>> El día Thursday, May 05, 2011 a las 07:21:29PM -0700, Doug Hardie escribió:
>>> One of my clients needs to send a lot of faxes.  He has a Brother 8680DN which will fax.  Any ideas how to send a file to it and get it to send a fax?  I am not finding anything beyond printing for that unit via Google._______________________________________________
>> Check out HylaFAX in the ports; don't know if your modem is supported;

>Thanks.  As best as I can tell the Brother unit has a modem built it, but
>the only interface to it is via ethernet.  I suspect it takes a PDF and
>then sends that, much like printing.

I've found that the Multitech external modems have been the most
reliable for fax operations.  We've been using HylaFAX for years,
since it was called Flexfax.

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