Projects / picocom


picocom is a minimal dumb-terminal emulation program. It is ideal for embedded systems since its memory footprint is minimal (less than 20K, when stripped). Apart from being a handy little tool, the source distribution includes a simple, easy to use, and thoroughly documented terminal-management library.

Operating Systems

Recent releases

  •  13 Aug 2004 14:20

    Release Notes: This release adds a command to generate a break sequence, adds optional UUCP-style locking, makes it possible to send the "escape character" to the serial channel, and updates the manual.

    •  06 Mar 2004 21:06

      Release Notes: A manpage for picocom was added, and the documentation was updated.

      •  23 Jan 2004 20:02

        Release Notes: This release adds minor fixes. Some buffer overflows have been addressed.

        •  03 Nov 2003 09:54

          Release Notes: This version added "send" and "receive" commands for transmiting and receiving files via external programs that implement the respective protocols (such as sz and rz). A "status" command that shows the currentl settings was implemented and minor bugfixes were made.

          •  15 Oct 2003 04:07

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

            Recent comments

            27 Sep 2010 18:57 felipec

            The best serial thingy :)


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