C - K e r m i t 7 . 0
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Communications Software for UNIX, VMS, VOS, AOS/VS, QNX, Plan 9, BeOS, OS-9, Amiga, . . .
Date: 8 February 2000
This page last updated: 12 December 2001
As of 12 Dec 2001, C-Kermit 8.0 is
released and supersedes C-Kermit 7.0. Sources and binaries are
The website and various accompanying files are still being updated. The
remainder of this page still applies to version 7.0.
C-Kermit is a combined serial and network communication software
package offering a consistent, medium-independent, cross-platform approach to
connection establishment, terminal sessions, file transfer, character-set
translation, numeric and alphanumeric paging, and automation of communication
tasks. C-Kermit includes:
- Along with Kermit 95 and MS-DOS Kermit, the
fastest and most advanced
implementation of the Kermit file transfer protocol
- A powerful, portable,
easy-to-use script programming language to automate all your
routine communications tasks.
- Consistent operation over serial connections (direct or dialed) and
network connections (TCP/IP and in some cases also LAT or X.25) -- on a huge
selection of hardware and software platforms.
- Character-set translation in both file transfer
and online sessions,
for Western- and Eastern-European languages, Cyrillic, Greek, Hebrew, and
Japanese, now including Unicode.
- Ability to send numeric and alphanumeric pages.
And lots more. C-Kermit is:
C-Kermit 7.0 runs on:
- Every known variety of UNIX
- (Open)VMS on VAX and Alpha
- Data General AOS/VS II
- Stratus VOS
- Microware OS-9
- Plan 9 from Bell Labs
- QNX4 and Neutrino
- The Commodore Amiga
In UNIX, C-Kermit can be thought of as a user-friendly and powerful
alternative to cu, tip, minicom, uucp, ftp, ftpd, telnet, ktelnet, rlogin,
find, grep, iconv, recode, expect, wget, sendpage, bc, may