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Is minicom the only option? I need to be able to modem in to some ancient applications that are commonly accessed by ProComm running on Windows, but I would like to do this from a Linux box.


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minicom is the best option, yes. kermit might also work for you. If you're on an older unix box, you might look for cu. @Zoredache points out that screen will also do the trick, since serial ports are ttys.


Minicom is probably the best option, but you also can use GNU screen for making serial connections.


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