[clug] Null modem in linux

Iain Little u3356856 at anu.edu.au
Tue Nov 4 10:05:26 EST 2003

Paul Warren <u3292467 at anu.edu.au> writes:

> Under windows, Hyperterminal will connect to the terminal, and it
> all works, same as the HP tools that come with the hub.  But under
> linux, I can't seem to work out how to connect to the hub through
> the serial cable.  I've googled and read minicom's man page, but
> nothing is mentioned about how to use minicom for a direct
> connection, it seems to want a modem!

You might want to try a program called 'gtkterm' [1]; works fine for
connecting to the serial port of our ADSL router.


[1] If you are using debian then you can use apt to install it.

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