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Re: Serial terminal program?



On Tue, Jul 01, 2003 at 08:18:49PM -0400, Michael D. Crawford wrote:
| Is there a serial terminal program for Debian?  One that will talk out an
| RS-232 port? I couldn't seem to find one searching in dselect or 
| debian.org's
| online package search.

minicom
kermit

I'm sure there are others too.

| I don't think gnome-terminal or the like can talk to a serial port.

Nope, they're X clients that act like a physical terminal (eg vt102 or
xterm)

| Telnet talks to the network.

Correct.

| I used to use tip on the old SunOS.  On Windows I use Hyperterminal.
| 
| I'll need it for powerpc, but if one is available for x86 there is likely 
| to be one for powerpc too.

That's one of the benefits to running debian on both machines :-).
You'll likely find the same packages on each one.

-D

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