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       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.

       -h           --help
                 Show help.

       -p           --port
                 use the specified serial port device (default /dev/ttyS0).

       -s           --speed
                 use specified baudrate (default 115200).

       -t           --telnet
                 work in telnet (rfc2217) mode.

       -d           --debug
                 turn on debug mode.


       This   manual   page   was   written   by   Alexander   Reichle-Schmehl 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.