Connect pc to linux with tcp/ip without a network card
If you are like me and are trying to figure a way to connect your windows
pc to a linux system without a network card than you may find these links
I've found several sites that offer freeware, shareware, and trialware that
connect the pc to linux via tcp/ip connection of the serial port.
Here are a few that looked promising. Though I've downloaded several so
far, I haven't tested any of them yet to see if they are simple comm
programs or something better. The comments are from their respective web
If you are familiar with these please let me know.
http://www.aball.de/~gotti/tcptoser.html "TCP to Serial Remote modem
http://www.midasoft.com/koala98/products.htm "KoalaTerm For Windows 95,
98, and NT. KoalaTerm is a cost effective terminal emulator specifically
designed to enable Windows 95, 98, and NT PCs to access host applications
requiring VT420/VT320/VT220/VT100 support. Using the Winsock TCP/IP stack
in Windows 95 and NT, it provides fast and efficient telnet access to a
wide range of UNIX, VMS or other host applications. "
http://www.sci.ouc.bc.ca/cosc/tshost/twinsock.html "TwinSock is a free
program which enables your Windows 3.1, Windows NT or Windows 95 machine to
use any Windows Sockets Application over a serial line (also known as
asynch lines) or dial up connection to a UNIX shell account. "
http://blitzen.canberra.edu.au/slirp/ "SLiRP is a free TCP/IP emulator
over the (C)SLIP/PPP link-level protocols which allows a normal user with a
shell account on a UNIX system to act like a real (C)SLIP/PPP account.
This means you can use programs like Internet Explorer, Netscape, Mosaic,
ftp, telnet and other internet clients from your home machine with only a
http://www.noguska.net/nonags/telnc32.html "Tera Term (Pro) is a free
software terminal emulator (communication program) which supports: - Serial
port connections. - TCP/IP (telnet) connections. - VT100 emulation, and
selected VT200/300 emulation. - TEK4010 emulation. - File transfer
protocols (Kermit, XMODEM, ZMODEM, B-PLUS, and Quick-VAN) - Scripts using
the "Tera Term Language". "
http://www.iit.edu/~hujianq/simpterm.html "A Telnet client that allows a
PC user to connect to a remote UNIX or MAINFRAME computer using either a
modem or a TCP/IP network. It provides VT100/ANSI Color terminal emulation
and Kermit, xmodem, ymodem and zmodem file transfer capability along with
TELNET and RLOGIN client services. Chinese support feature, up to 32760
line scroll buffer, excellent easy to use interface. Freeware."
http://www.jriver.com/products/download.html "ICE.TCP Pro connectivity
software connects 32-bit Windows PC's to UNIX hosts via TCP/IP, and
delivers reliable terminal emulation, easy-to-use file transfer and
transparent printing capabilities. English, French, German, Italian, and
Spanish support included."
Also available is ICE.TEN which connects Windows PC's to a UNIX host via
serial lines. Includes terminal emulation, file transfer, and printing.
Also available is ICE.NFS which is a standard NFS for Windows. Provides a
virtual drive for Windows to your UNIX files.
http://www.fenix.com/abw.htm "ABW is a terminal emulation product from
AlphaBASE Systems Inc. that permits PC's to be used as terminals on Windows
NT, UNIX, AMOS, or LINUX-based computer systems running the Metropolis
database. Using ABW, users can connect via serial, dial-up or network
connections (using TCP/IP) to access the host system. You can even run it
over the Internet!"
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