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Minicom is a serial communication program. It is a text-based modem control and terminal emulation program for Unix-like operating systems, originally written by Miquel van Smoorenburg, and modeled after the popular MS-DOS program Telix. Minicom includes a dialing directory, ANSI and VT100 emulation, an (external) scripting language, and other features. Minicom is a menu-driven communications program. 1
minicom can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:
pakfire install minicom
Create a minicom global configuration file at
There is no web interface for this Addon. To run this Addon open the client console or terminal and access the IPFire box via SSH.
To launch the Addon:
minicom keyboard shortcut keys:
|UP||arrow-up or k|
|DOWN||arrow-down or j|
|LEFT||arrow-left or h|
|RIGHT||arrow-right or l|