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use screen as a terminal emulator to connect to serial consoles

Terminal - use screen as a terminal emulator to connect to serial consoles
screen /dev/tty<device> 9600
2010-07-20 09:12:13
User: px
Functions: screen
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use screen as a terminal emulator to connect to serial consoles

Use GNU/screen as a terminal emulator for anything serial console related.

screen /dev/tty

eg.

screen /dev/ttyS0 9600

MacOSX: http://www.macosxhints.com/article.php?story=20061109133825654

Cheat Sheet: http://www.catonmat.net/blog/screen-terminal-emulator-cheat-sheet/

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Terminal - Alternatives
screen /dev/ttyS0 9600
2011-03-09 07:56:34
User: cp
Functions: screen
6

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

If this works, goodby minicom

Comment by oernii3 262 weeks and 4 days ago

Works nice with Arduino too, to send/receive over serial.

See http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Interfacing/LinuxTTY

Comment by justleen 261 weeks and 4 days ago

Is hard send break via screen to Cisco in order to enter bootrom. For this is better to use Minicom Ctrl+a f combination. Full list of Break signals on different software from Cisco website: https://supportforums.cisco.com/thread/2025407

Comment by kramer 157 weeks and 6 days ago

Your point of view

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