Serial Port Terminal Program

Vincent Trouilliez vincent.trouilliez at
Sat Feb 28 03:12:45 UTC 2009

On Fri, 27 Feb 2009 18:51:07 -0800
NoOp <glgxg at> wrote:

> Actually, you are the one that stated you wished to avoid minicom:
> <quote>
> You may well have to indeed. Gtkterm is the only "hyperterminal"
> equivalent I found on Linux. The other terminal program everybody
> repeatedly suggests me is "minicom", but it's a major PITA to use, as
> it's meant to emulate a "real" terminal, so it's way to complex and
> overkill, and not as practical as gtkterm, for the needs of debugging an
> embedded system.
> </quote>
> I see nothing from Kipton mentioning avoiding minicom... or did I miss
> something?

I will let Kripton reply then.


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