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Old 02-24-2005, 01:12 PM   #1
sburkenj
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need help using terminal


I am running Novell desktop , I tried to use terminal on serial port 1 to configure a router. I get a prompt linux # but no activity as I would with Windows hyperterminal. I would appreciate any help with this issue.

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Old 02-24-2005, 01:37 PM   #2
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I think you're confusing the GNU/Linux Shell / Virtual Console / Terminal with Microsoft's HyperTerminal. IE the Terminal is what Bill tried to reproduce in a very terrible way with the Win2k Command Prompt.

What you should be looking for is either
minicom - http://alioth.debian.org/projects/minicom/
or
cutecom - http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php...orumexplevel=1

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