How do I use my modem to send a fax from my laptop where ubuntu is installed. How do I "print" to a fax modem to send a fax


You can install efax software by running in terminal.

sudo apt-get install efax

If you need GUI for that, install it by

sudo apt-get install efax-gtk

You might want to try



Remember to select your Ubuntu version first.

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    How do you select 14.04 or 15.04 there? – Pilot6 Aug 17 '15 at 17:26
  • Oh! I see now, that only versions 10.04 up to 13.10 are listed there, so installing in the terminal is probably the best way to go – impalle Aug 18 '15 at 11:08
  • Ubuntu Software Center can be used too. – Pilot6 Aug 18 '15 at 11:10
  • Link broken, redirects to snapcraft.io/store which makes no mention of 'fax' anywhere. – Gord Thompson May 19 '19 at 0:46

watch out for the constantly updated article

"How to send faxes directly from within LibreOffice?"

This will definitely answer your question in detail.

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