[CS-FSLUG] hyperterm replacement?

Wade A Smith warm38 at juno.com
Wed Feb 15 11:50:04 CST 2006

On Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:18:26 -0500 Christiansource-request at ofb.biz
> Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2006 16:16:46 -0000 (GMT)
> From: "Ciaran Hamilton" <cs-fslug at theblob.org>
> Subject: Re: [CS-FSLUG] hyperterm replacement?
> To: "A Christian virtual Free Software and Linux Users Group."
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> Hi,
> > I must admit, this is one of the areas that I think it funny to 
> use a
> > GUI program. Why use a GUI to work with an inherently CLI 
> interface? In
> > windows, yeah, cause the CLI was just plain awful, but the CLI in 
> Linux
> > r0x5 irrespective of your term program.
> True. But at the risk of going off-topic, do you use Konsole? rxvt? 
> xterm?

So, how would I go about using xterm to talk to/from a serial port?

xterm -baud19200 </dev/ttyS0 >/dev/ttyS0 &

How would I use those other things? 

Meanwhile, I'm gonna try cutecom and minicom. (thanks, y'all ! )


> gnome-console? Those are GUI programs giving access to a CLI 
> interface.
> Granted, their terminal emulation is a lot more featureful than
> HyperTerm's is, and CuteCom's interface looks to be pretty 
> different. Or
> do you mean to say that you hit Ctrl-Alt-F1 every time you want to 
> run
> minicom?
> But I do take your point, and CuteCom's interface (at least judging 
> from
> the screenshot) looks quite different than a normal terminal 
> emulator.
>  - Ciaran.

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