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Minimal dumb-terminal emulation program

'picocom' is a minimal dumb-terminal emulation program designed to serve as a simple, manual, modem configuration, testing, and debugging tool. It has also served as a low-tech "terminal-window" to allow operator intervention in PPP connection scripts. 'picocom' is ideal for embedded systems since its memory footprint is less than 20K when stripped. The source distribution includes an easy to use and thoroughly documented terminal-management library, which could serve other projects alao. This library hides the termios calls, and provides a less complex and safer (though less feature-rich) interface.

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GPLv2orlaterJanet Casey13 August 2004

Leaders and contributors

Oliver Kurth Contributor
Nick Patavalis Maintainer
Julius P. Malkiewicz Contributor

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 16 December 2016.


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