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Terminal Based Serial Client

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xerial - Terminal Based Serial Console

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xerial Copyright (C) 2016  Nicholas Petty, GPL V3
This program comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY.
This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
under certain conditions; type `xerial -license' for details.


pip install xerial


# Minimal Usage:
> xerial -p COM1  # default parameters are 9600 8/N/1

# Arguments:
-p <port>              # Connect to serial port.
-a <b/p/s>             # -a bytesize/parity/stopbits (default 8/N/1).
                       # Parity options 'N','E','O','M','S'.
-b <speed/baudrate>    # 9600, 115200, etc.
-CR                    # Carriage Return '\r'.
-LF                    # Linefeed (newline) '\n'.
-hw                    # Enable Hardware Handshake (rtscts).
-ls                    # List available ports.
-t <seconds>           # Timeout (in seconds).
-s <presetName>        # Save flags to preset file. Must be the last flag. Will not connect with flag.
                       # Usage: i.e., xerial -c /dev/tty.usbserial-A01293 -b 115200 -CR -s myPreset
-l <presetName>        # Load preset.  Usage: xerial -l myPreset
-lp                    # List presets in preset folder
                       # Optional: '-lp <presetname>' Lists parameters for given preset.
-h                     # This menu.
-log                   # Log all terminal activity to file in current working directory.
-license               # Display License


  • Type >q at anytime to exit serial terminal.
  • Please submit all pull requests to the development branch.


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