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screen as a minicom alternative?

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for those who still use minicom to connect to a console (serial) port on a cisco (or whatever) device: i prefer “screen”, because its so easy, and for the most things it’s all you need.
screen should be already pre installed with ubuntu, with osx it’s easy to install using macports.
to use it, just type:
$ screen […]

Written by manuel

February 23rd, 2011 at 4:56 pm

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