CuteCom Alternatives for Linux

    There are many alternatives to CuteCom for Linux and since it's discontinued a lot of people are looking for a replacement. The best Linux alternative is dterm (terminal emulator), which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to CuteCom and nine of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to CuteCom are minicom (Free, Open Source), HTerm (Free), picocom (Free, Open Source) and GtkTerm (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 3, 2021

    1. dterm is a simple terminal emulator, which doesn’t actually emulate any particular terminal.
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    2. Minicom is a menu driven communications program. It emulates ANSI and VT102 terminals. It has a dialing directory and auto zmodem download.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      HTerm is a terminal emulator for serial communication.
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    3. picocom is a minimal dumb-terminal emulation program. It is ideal for embedded systems since its memory footprint is minimal (less than 20K, when stripped).
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    4. Gtkterm is a simple GTK+ terminal used to communicate with a serial port. It is has fewer features than minicom, but is designed to be as easy to use as possible.


    5. moserial is a clean, friendly gtk-based serial terminal for the GNOME desktop. It is primarily intended for technical users and hardware hackers who need to communicate with embedded systems, test equipment, and serial consoles.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      The idea is to create a simple and good looking terminal for being able to transmit to and from electronic boards and hardware. It can be configured to show data in hex or string format. It allows manual configuration of the port to use.
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    6. Terminal emulator written with Qt for serial communication.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Simple and handy serial communication tool written with python and qt.
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