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Re: [hylafax-users] Installation of 4.1
I received a very gracious email from Lee, the HowTo auther and agree with you, that I was a little unfair to him. You will be pleased to know that I have written to Lee apologising for my vitriol.
'sendfax' now works, but I still have to sort the modem which my email client now cannot find (ref.FAQ) and the problem of mime. I can currently only 'sendfax' tiff files via the command line. Word processers do not as yet recognise the print fax mode.
Life seems full of problems!
Thank you for your help & cool advice.
On Sat, 25 May 2002 02:07:45 -0700 (PDT)
Pedro Rocadas <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> --- Malcolm Candlish <email@example.com> wrote:
> > After sending you my last mail I edited the faxgetty
> > line substituting 'usr' for 'var' and faxstat at
> > last recognises my modem. For this I thank you.
> Good. :-)
> > I have of course read the 'How To', but it appears
> > very poorly presented and written.
> A bit unffair. Even if it was the worst howto on
> Earth, the person(s) who make it, spent time and
> patiente to do one. But you are free to contribute.
> > It is difficult
> > to follow, seemingly lacking fluency.
> Uh? Worked for me and I'm not a native emglish
> > For instance,
> > I am about to set up 'Client Access' with /etc/hosts
> > on the default localhost 127.0.0.1 and 'hosts.hfaxd'
> > also. The information here is incomplete and
> > inconclusive for the preparation of a particular
> > function.
> Altought hylafax functionality depends on /etc/hosts,
> you are misunderstooding how hosts work.
> > I still cannot run sendfax and can only
> > assume as indicated that the default /etc/hosts will
> > work in default mode. However, now via 'sendfax', I
> > get 'localhost : unknown host'.
> I don't know what are you puting in your /etc/hosts
> and $HYLAFAX/etc/hosts.hfaxd, but if in /etc/hosts you
> have 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost and in
> $HYLAFAX/etc/hosts.hfaxd you have
> <user> <-----after call the command faxadduser
> and call sendfax I guess that you will get good
> results. When you call faxstat what you see?
> > In the happy event of this program successfully
> > working, perhaps we could make a better job of it
> > ourselves. I only hope you were not involved with
> > this last 'HowTo'; surely not!
> Sorry? Hylafax, with a carefull setup, work pretty
> well. About the last "HowTo" sentence, forgive me but
> i don't understand.
> > However, no more carping from me, for I must thank
> > you for helping to get the server side working
> > effectively.
> You're welcome. But keep head cool and think in what
> you are doing wrong.
> > Best wishes & thank you for your time and trouble,
> > Malcolm Candlish.
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