Hylafax Printer Driver?

Benjamin Francom bfrancom at gmail.com
Tue Feb 26 08:00:48 MST 2013

On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 1:48 AM, DANIEL DAVID EGLI <ddavidegli at gmail.com>wrote:

> *All this talk of Telephony stuff has reminded me of one other thing I
> wanted to ask. When I get my new Linux machine up and running I wanted to
> include a Fax modem so I could electronically send/receive faxes. I am
> familiar with Hylafax and know it works well, but for one issue. I REALLY
> miss the convenience of having a "printer driver" that routes to the fax.
> Most windows faxing software, for example, install themselves as a printer.
> So then when you want to send a document as a fax you simply print it to
> the fax "printer." Does anyone know of a driver for cups or similar that
> will achieve the same thing? It doesn't even have to be for Hylafax if
> there's a better idea available for this.*

I used Hylafax a lot in the past with a Windows client using redmon.  On
the Linux side, have you tried fax4cups?
JHylaFAX says it works with fax4cups.

Benjamin Francom
IT Nerd Extraordinaire

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