Posted by: isaraffee | August 10, 2009

Installing Minicom in Vector Linux

Installing minicom

root:# slapt-get –install minicom

Reading Package Lists… Done

The following NEW packages will be installed:


0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.

Need to get 198kB of archives.

After unpacking 910kB of additional disk space will be used.

Get minicom 2.2-i586-1vl58 [198kB]…Done

Preparing to install minicom-2.2-i586-1vl58


| 1/1 | Installing minicom-2.2-i586-1vl58.tlz |



| Minicom (TTY mode communications package ala Telix) |

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| Minicom is a communications program that resembles the MSDOS Telix |

| somewhat. It has a dialing directory, color, full ANSI and VT100 |

| emulation, an (external) scripting language and more. |

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| Author: Miquel van Smoorenburg <> (1991-1996) |

| Maintainer: Adam Lackorzynski <> (since 2003) |

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| GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE, Version 2, June 1991 |


Executing install script for minicom-2.2-i586-1vl58…


So now you can use minicom to console into routers


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