BrendonShaw
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Serial terminal

Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:22 am

I have started to play with a GSM sim908 module and would like a serial terminal to send serial commands to the module. Could anyone recommend a serial terminal for RPi raspbian?

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Re: Serial terminal

Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:30 am

sudo apt-get install minicom

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/Minicom
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Re: Serial terminal

Sun Sep 21, 2014 8:46 am

"screen" can be used as a simple serial terminal and it can be very useful to have installed anyway :)

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Re: Serial terminal

Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:18 pm

If you want a GUI terminal program:
sudo apt-get install cutecom
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Re: Serial terminal

Sun Sep 21, 2014 1:30 pm

PuTTy can also do serial

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apt-get update
apt-get install putty
Same GUI as on Windows.

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