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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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Janet Casey

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13 August 2004

Leaders and contributors

Julius P. Malkiewicz Contributor
Oliver Kurth Contributor
Nick Patavalis Maintainer

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Debian (Ref)https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/picocom
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportVCS Repository Webviewhttps://github.com/npat-efault/picocom/issues

Software prerequisites


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