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Q: Sending Text Messages from Linux-Based System to US Cell Phones ( No Answer,   0 Comments )
Subject: Sending Text Messages from Linux-Based System to US Cell Phones
Category: Computers > Wireless and Mobile
Asked by: brighterdays2-ga
List Price: $10.00
Posted: 23 Jul 2006 19:03 PDT
Expires: 22 Aug 2006 19:03 PDT
Question ID: 748877
How can I send a low volume of text messages from a linux-based
computer to cell phones in the United States. Is there a low-cost
software interface that can be purchased or freeware for this purpose?

Request for Question Clarification by gregaw-ga on 24 Jul 2006 12:45 PDT
You can use email.  As far as I know all major US based cell companies
accept text messages by email.  If a person can accept text messages
you can send them a text message by email.  Here are some the major
companies formats:

Former AT&T customers:
Virgin Mobile:
Alltel: OR

Another option would be through a web interface like Google's:
There are others as well.

Let me know if this is what you are after.

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