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connects to a serial console

Terminal - connects to a serial console
cu -s 9600 -l /dev/ttyS0
2010-07-08 06:33:55
User: cp
connects to a serial console

cu (call UNIX) establishes a full-duplex connection to another machine (*BSD) using a serial console.

It becames more useful than screen if you have to send a BREAK signal. using cu just type "~#".

man cu



There are 16 alternatives - vote for the best!

Terminal - Alternatives
screen /dev/ttyS0 9600
2011-03-09 07:56:34
User: cp
Functions: screen

e.g., 'screen -L /dev/ttyUSB0 38400' listens to your Holux M-241 GPS logger and turns on automatic logging

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What others think

This is so 80's!

Comment by simonbarkow 281 weeks ago

This is so 80s!

Comment by simonbarkow 281 weeks ago

no it is not; this is the way i communicate to my net4801 box.

Comment by cp 281 weeks ago

... and "countless" sparcs

Comment by cp 281 weeks ago

welcome to the new millenium

Comment by simonbarkow 281 weeks ago

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