Serial Terminal for Linux intended for embedded developers and system
administrators, intended to replace minicom.
The current release is 0.5, unfortunately it is only marginally
usable. However it is evolving quickly.
- Configuration using Lua is incomplete.
- You can only invoke a single script named default.lua
from the curent directory.
- Interpretation of vt100 escape codes (from the serial
target) is not correct.
- Resizing does not work correctly.
- Error reporting is haphazard at best.
- Runs in a terminal window — allowing it to be used over
- User local configuration file.
- Configurable scroll back buffer with key scrolling.
- Configurable local line edit mode, with command history.
- Release the serial console and invoke an external command such
as a debugger. This is useful when the only access to a device is
the serial line.
- Copy to X clipboard
if xclip is
- Scripting using the Lua language.
You will need to be able to build the code. A configure script is
You will need development versions (linkable libraries and headers
files) of the following libraries
- GNU Readline.
- Lua version 5 or later.
Copyright © Marc Butler 2003-2009