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GSMLIB is a library to access GSM mobile phones through GSM modems

License: GPL (GNU General Public License)
File size: 463K
Developer: Peter Hofmann
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GSMLIB is a library to access GSM mobile phones through GSM modems. Additionally, some simple command line programs are provided to use these functionalities.

The software works under Linux (tested with Redhat Linux 6.1 and 7.0) and Win32 (experimental, tested with Windows95 and Windows NT4.0).

Here are some key features of "gsmlib":
modification of phonebooks stored in the mobile phone or on the SIM card
reading and writing of SMS messages stored in the mobile phone
sending and reception of SMS messages

You need a mobile phone that conforms to the GSM standards ETSI GSM 07.07, ETSI GSM 07.05, and others. Non-GSM mobile phones will not work! Additionally, to access the mobile phone from the computer you will probably need an GSM modem (that would be a PC-CARD, usually). There might be some mobile phones, however, that incorporate directly terminal adapter (TA) functionality.

If you want to use Nokia mobile phones without an GSM modem gsmlib will not work for you. Please refer to to in this case.

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