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minicom

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)

Installation

minicom can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:

 pakfire install minicom

Configuration

Create a minicom global configuration file at /usr/etc/minirc.dfl.

mkdir /usr/etc
touch /usr/etc/minirc.dfl

Usage

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

minicom keyboard shortcut keys:

Command Key
UP arrow-up or k
DOWN arrow-down or j
LEFT arrow-left or h
RIGHT arrow-right or l
CHOOSE Enter
CANCEL ESCape

Links:
Minicom
cyberciti.biz - Linux / UNIX minicom Serial Communication Program
IPFire Forum - minicom
IPFire Forum - Serial port configuration for IPFire intstallation on ALIX board

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addons/minicom/start.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/11 22:04 by Jon