[Techtalk] a better linux serial console emulator?

Carla Schroder carla at bratgrrl.com
Tue Oct 26 23:43:26 UTC 2010

On Tuesday 26 October 2010 02:15:20 pm Akkana Peck wrote:
> Carla Schroder writes:
> > I'm using Minicom, but I'm wondering if there isn't something a little
> > better to try? It's fine for everything but editing config files because
> > it only displays a line at a time. Which is ever so fun on big files, and
> > not all that fun on small files. I seem to recall something a little more
> > robust and designed for multiple machines, but I can't find it. Or
> > anything else. I just need it for one.
> I use screen for talking over serial ports. You can specify the
> speed as a second argument, e.g.:
> $ screen /dev/ttyUSB0 115200

Excellent!! Thank you, it's much better than Minicom for editing files!

Happiness is a warm serial console :)


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