microcom - minimalistic terminal program

Property Value
Distribution Debian 10 (Buster)
Repository Debian Main amd64
Package filename microcom_2017.03.0-2_amd64.deb
Package name microcom
Package version 2017.03.0
Package release 2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category comm hardware::modem implemented-in::c interface::text-mode role::program
Homepage -
License -
Maintainer Uwe Kleine-König <ukleinek@debian.org>
Download size 17.01 KB
Installed size 50.00 KB
microcom is a minimalistic terminal program for accessing devices (e.g.
switches) via a serial connection.  It features connection via RS232
serial interfaces (including setting of transferrates) as well as in
"telnet mode" as specified in rfc2217.


Package Version Architecture Repository
microcom_2017.03.0-2_i386.deb 2017.03.0 i386 Debian Main
microcom - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
libreadline7 >= 6.0


Type URL
Mirror ftp.br.debian.org
Binary Package microcom_2017.03.0-2_amd64.deb
Source Package microcom

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install microcom deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install microcom




2018-03-08 - Uwe Kleine-König <ukleinek@debian.org>
microcom (2017.03.0-2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Simplify debian/watch
There are now provides signatures for the compressed archive which allows
to use pgpmode=auto.
2018-03-07 - Uwe Kleine-König <ukleinek@debian.org>
microcom (2017.03.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update debian/watch to find new upstream releases.
* New upstream release
* Update VCS-* to provide confidentiality.
* Standards-Version: 4.1.3
2016-01-09 - Uwe Kleine-König <ukleinek@debian.org>
microcom (2016.01.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
+ microcom now uses autotools.  It also autodetects the presence of
include files needed for CAN support. This allows using "any" instead of
"linux-any" as the build-target.
+ LFS fixes
* switch maintainer entry to debian.org address
2014-09-22 - Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
microcom (2014.09.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
+ Add IPv6 support to RFC2217 mode
* Standards-Version: 3.9.6 (no changes needed)
2014-02-23 - Uwe Kleine-König <u.kleine-koenig@pengutronix.de>
microcom (2014.02.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Adopt package (Closes: #726551) - Thanks Alex!
* Standards-Version: 3.9.5 (no changes needed)
* New upstream release
+ Fix order of parameters to ld (Closes: #678303)
+ Add manpage (Closes: #698436)
+ Fix newline handling (Closes: #706931)
* Modernisation of packaging
+ Use source format 3.0 (quilt)
+ Simplify debian/rules using dh 7
+ Add debian/watch file
+ Convert to machine-readable copyright format 1.0
+ Add Vcs-Git URLs
2013-10-30 - Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org>
microcom (2012.06.0-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Orphan package
* Bump standards to 3.9.4 (no changes needed)
2012-06-15 - Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org>
microcom (2012.06.0-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Make the package arch: linux-any, as the new upsteam release only
supports Linux so far: CAN support seems to be only available on
Linux and can currently not be disabled at compile time.
(Closes: #677641)
2012-06-14 - Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org>
microcom (2012.06.0-1) unstable; urgency=low
[ The "Oh god, it is bein used" release ]
* New upstream release
* Really fix upstream URL
2012-06-14 - Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org>
microcom (2012.02.20-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release
+ Add libreadline6-dev to Build-Depends
+ Add new option to manpage
* Fix upstream URL in debian/control (Closes: #631604)
* Bump Standards Version to 3.9.3 (no changes necessary)
* Build with hardening buildflags
+ Add dpkg-dev (>= 1.16.1~) to Build-Depends
* Fix typo in manpage found by lintian
2009-06-13 - Alexander Reichle-Schmehl <tolimar@debian.org>
microcom (2009.6-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial release (Closes: #532975)

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