SMS client for linux

Wammu

Wammu is a nice SMS client on linux.  I have vodafone wireless broadband modem. I use it as phone for sms purpose. It is realtively straightforward with fedora 13. here are steps followed

  1. plugin USB modem
  2. NetworkManager will  automatically connect the wireless broadband
  3. add your user name to groups dialout, dip, uucp and lock as

sudo usermod -a -G lock,dialout,dip,uucp user

  • start wammu

,

  • go phone setting

  • get connected

  • create and send SMS

Mobile Connect for Linux Distributions

Steps to installation (example for fedora or redhat)

  1. Download at http://www.betavine.net/repo/packages/fedora/Fedora.tgz
  2. tar xvfz Fedora.tgz
  3. yum install wvdial redhat-lsb pyserial python-sqlite2 python-twisted pytz gnome-python2-libegg
  4. rpm -i usb_modeswitch-0.9.7-1.fc11.i386.rpm
  5. rpm -i ozerocdoff-0.4-1.fc11.i386.rpm
  6. rpm -i vodafone-mobile-connect-svn20090719.noarch.rpm
  7. usermod -a -G lock,dialout,dip,lock
  8. vodafone-mobile-connect-card-driver-for-linux
  9. vodafone-mobile-connect-card-driver-for-linux-debug

useful links:

Windows Xp on VirtualBox

Alternative solution is Window XP on virtuabox. add USB modem to USB list of windows Xp (guest for VirtualBox) and install vodafone-mobile-connect. It works too

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