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Terminal Software for ROS/Ubuntu ?

asked 2012-10-14 21:09:22 -0500

updated 2012-10-16 09:21:12 -0500

Mani gravatar image

I have recently used in Windows-7. Is there any such Terminal Software suitable for ROS or may be specific to Ubuntu ? It is a great help since it scans for open ports in my computer, and once connected, can send commands and receive data from device/robot.

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answered 2012-10-15 01:26:51 -0500

dornhege gravatar image

For serial comms I use gtkterm. There is also minicom.

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Good to know! Answers my question on how to access comm port with terminal.

KM6VV gravatar image KM6VV  ( 2012-10-16 17:37:45 -0500 )edit

answered 2012-10-15 11:50:58 -0500

WilliamWoodall gravatar image

cutecom is also a good solution

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@WilliamWoodall Lovely interface, but could not get the roomba to work via it '! :-(

Arkapravo gravatar image Arkapravo  ( 2012-11-02 20:07:00 -0500 )edit

answered 2012-11-02 21:53:49 -0500

Bill Smart gravatar image

On behalf of the greybeards out there, I'll mention kermit, available in Ubuntu as ckermit. I used to prefer it to minicom, although it's been years since I've used either.

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