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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

Nick Patavalis Maintainer
Julius P. Malkiewicz Contributor
Oliver Kurth Contributor

Resources and communication

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

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 22 February 2018.


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