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The need for terminal emulation apps is reappearing, in order to access some consumer IT devices. Suitable apps include:
 
The need for terminal emulation apps is reappearing, in order to access some consumer IT devices. Suitable apps include:
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*Screen
 
 
== Minicom ==
**appears to have better compatibility with modern devices than the older Minicom app
 
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**typical invocation is:
 
 
*initial invocation is:
<nowiki>screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200</nowiki>
 
*Minicom
 
**initial invocation is:
 
 
<nowiki>minicom</nowiki>
 
<nowiki>minicom</nowiki>
 
*from which settings can be configured and saved to a file <mydevice>, for later invocation as:
 
*from which settings can be configured and saved to a file <mydevice>, for later invocation as:
 
<nowiki>minicom mydevice</nowiki>
 
<nowiki>minicom mydevice</nowiki>
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== Putty ==
 
== Screen ==
 
*appears to have better compatibility with modern devices than the older Minicom app
 
*typical invocation is:
 
<nowiki>screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200</nowiki>
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[[Category: Technical Info]]
 
[[Category: Technical Info]]

Latest revision as of 13:34, 20 February 2016

The need for terminal emulation apps is reappearing, in order to access some consumer IT devices. Suitable apps include:

Minicom

  • initial invocation is:

minicom

  • from which settings can be configured and saved to a file <mydevice>, for later invocation as:

minicom mydevice

Putty

Screen

  • appears to have better compatibility with modern devices than the older Minicom app
  • typical invocation is:

screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200