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Re: Serial terminal program?

On Tue, 2003-07-01 at 20:18, 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.
> I don't think gnome-terminal or the like can talk to a serial port.  Telnet
> talks to the network.
> I used to use tip on the old SunOS.  On Windows I use Hyperterminal.
You should check out kermit for that. I hear it's pretty good.

> I'll need it for powerpc, but if one is available for x86 there is likely to be 
> one for powerpc too.

Check out the programs in the comm section:

I think the following do what you want:

Hope that helps,

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