Sending binary files via minicom

Minicom is the defacto standard serial communication program for Linux, modeled after the old DOS program Telix.  While Minicom isn’t as advanced as Telix, it does offer quite a bit of functionality that satisfies most common needs.  Unfortunately, it doesn’t include a binary upload option.

The Linux Usability Problem: How to improve the Desktop

Introduction In this article, I’ll discuss some of the issues surrounding usability of open-source software and propose what I hope is an elegant solution.  I’ll use GNOME as an example because that’s what I’m familiar with the most, and is my personal preferred Linux desktop..  However, keep in mind that my comments are not specific […]