Package minicom

A text-based modem control and terminal emulation program

http://alioth.debian.org/projects/minicom/

Minicom is a simple text-based modem control and terminal emulation
program somewhat similar to MSDOS Telix. Minicom includes a dialing
directory, full ANSI and VT100 emulation, an (external) scripting
language, and other features.

General Commands
Command Description
ascii-xfr upload/download files using the ASCII protocol
minicom friendly serial communication program
runscript script interpreter for minicom
xminicom friendly serial communication program