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G-Kermit, a Unix program for transferring files with the Kermit protocol, is a product of the Kermit Project at Columbia University in New York City. Features of G-Kermit include:

  • Ability to transfer text and binary files on both 7-bit and 8-bit connections
  • Ability to transfer files singly or in groups
  • Automatic startup configuration via GKERMIT environment variable
  • Ability to configure as an external protocol


Download version 1.00 (beta)
released on 25 December 1999

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey31 January 2001

Leaders and contributors

The Kermit Project Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support E-mail
Help Newsgroup comp.protocols.kermit.announce
Support Newsgroup comp.protocols.kermit.misc

Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 9 February 2004.


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