microcom — A minimalistic terminal program
microcom [-p devfile] [-s speed] [-t host:port]
This manual page documents briefly the microcom command.
This manual page was written for the Debian distribution because the
original program does not have a manual page.
microcom is a is a minimalistic terminal program for accessing devices
(e.g. switches) via a serial connection. It features connection via
RS232 serial interfaces (including setting of transferrates) as well as
in ‘telnetmode’ as specified in rfc2217.
The default escape character is crtl-. You may enter the programm menu
with the escape character followed by c. You may leave the program by
the escape character followed by q.
These programs follow the usual GNU command line syntax, with long
options starting with two dashes (‘-’). A summary of options is
included below. For a complete description, see the Info files.
use the specified serial port device (default /dev/ttyS0).
use specified baudrate (default 115200).
work in telnet (rfc2217) mode.
turn on debug mode.
This manual page was written by Alexander Reichle-Schmehl
firstname.lastname@example.org for the Debian system (and may be used by others).
Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
under the terms of the GNU General Public License, Version 2 any later
version published by the Free Software Foundation.
On Debian systems, the complete text of the GNU General Public License
can be found in /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2.