LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Desktop
User Name
Password
Linux - Desktop This forum is for the discussion of all Linux Software used in a desktop context.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 11-06-2008, 01:38 PM   #1
tasdca
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2008
Location: Memphis, TN - USA
Distribution: RedHat EL55 and Centos
Posts: 4

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Question Is there a terminal emulator that runs on linux?


Hi All,

I am thinking about the possibility of using linux as the desktop
at some of our stores.
I am running into a snag though.
I will need to telnet/ssh into a linux server.
I know I can do that from the command line. And I can probably
setup a script to do that for the users.
My problem is the emulation. I need to emulate a wyse60 terminal
for one of the programs we use. When I telnet from linux to linux I
come in as an xterm.
I tried changing the environment variable TERM=wyse60.
But, I don't think, that is doing what I think it is doing.

So, my question is; is there a linux terminal emulator similar to
what we would use, if we were telnet/ssh'ing, from a windows PC?

Or, is there a way to do this with "terminal"?

Thanks,
 
Old 11-06-2008, 01:47 PM   #2
estabroo
Senior Member
 
Registered: Jun 2008
Distribution: debian, ubuntu, sidux
Posts: 1,094
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 111Reputation: 111
In debian and probably others just install the wy60 package (apt-get install wy60)

I think this is where you can get the source for it, but I'm not 100% sure on that.

http://gutschke.com/wy60/

Last edited by estabroo; 11-06-2008 at 01:48 PM. Reason: added url
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What is a terminal Emulator bharathgowda8 Linux - Software 5 09-06-2007 02:37 PM
terminal emulator iNET_boss Linux - Newbie 2 11-15-2005 03:06 PM
Terminal Emulator bmorgan98 Linux - Newbie 5 08-15-2005 08:38 AM
What terminal emulator to use? mullog Linux - General 6 10-03-2004 07:09 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:37 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration