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Use 'screen' as a serial terminal emulator
Authored by: wallybear on Nov 14, '06 08:58:26AM
You can also use C-Kermit 8.0. Unfortunately a binary is not available, we must compile it by ourselves, but it's really easy, as Mac OS X is supported.

Download the source at the following address:

ftp://kermit.columbia.edu/kermit/archives/cku211.zip

Copy it in a folder, then, using terminal:

% cd <the folder you copied it in>
% unzip -a cku211.zip
% make macosx103
% sudo make install

it will compile and install Kermit in the folder /usr/local/bin/kermit; the binary is called wermit.

It's ready! to launch it:
% /usr/local/bin/kermit/wermit

and here it is:

C-Kermit 8.0.211, 10 Apr 2004, for Mac OS X 10.3
Copyright (C) 1985, 2004,
Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York.
Type ? or HELP for help.
(/Users/wallybear/) C-Kermit>

Compiling from source give also the chance to tweak compiler settings so to make a PPC, Intel or Universal binary application.

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Use 'screen' as a serial terminal emulator
Authored by: xcgr on Nov 15, '06 07:41:40PM
I last used C-Kermit when Jaguar was out. It worked great. PowerPC binaries for 10.3 and earlier can be found here: http://www.columbia.edu/kermit/ck80binaries.html#apple

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