Terminal Emulator

Paul Koning paulkoning at comcast.net
Thu Sep 30 19:18:50 CDT 2021

> On Sep 30, 2021, at 6:02 PM, ben via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org> wrote:
> On 2021-09-30 1:18 p.m., Bill Degnan via cctalk wrote:
>> I would ask Dave Mcguire (LSSM)
>> On Thu, Sep 30, 2021 at 2:57 PM Mike Katz via cctalk <cctalk at classiccmp.org>
>> wrote:
>>> I am looking for a good terminal emulator.  Not for connecting to older
>>> computers serially but to connect with my embedded designs.
>>> Do any of you have any recommendations.
>>> I've been using Realterm for years but it's not very good.
>>> I used UCON, hyper term, terra term, telix (going way back) and a few I
>>> can't remember the name of.
>>> Here are my needs:  ....

I like minicom, on Unix (Linux or Mac).  Don't know about Windows, I avoid that like the plague.  It's open source, free.

>>> ...
>>> 15.  Can handle removal and insertion of the TTL to Serial USB converter
>>> without crashing.
>>> Thank you
> ...
> 15 USB serial and USB sticks don't work together. You need a cold reboot
> often to find the other device.

That depends on whether you have a real OS or not.  I've never seen problems on Mac with USB insert/remove, including with strange USB devices I built myself.


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