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From: Michael Stiller via TUHS <>
To: Theodore Ts'o <>
Cc: Paul Ruizendaal <>, "" <>
Subject: [TUHS] Re: x/y/zmodem on Unix
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2023 11:47:42 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

I just wanted to mention, that you can also get zmodem support for iTerm2 if you are on mac.

In fact i use it a lot.

See here:

Best regards,


> On 19. Sep 2023, at 04:04, Theodore Ts'o <> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 18, 2023 at 07:07:25PM -0400, Dan Cross wrote:
>> xmodem lives on in a lot of embedded applications because of its
>> overall simplicity. We used it to bootstrap kernels onto Oxide
>> computers, for example, while we were doing active development.
> Today, KDE's Konsole terminal window has a "ZModem upload" function,
> which I've used for sending a file up to some system where the
> administrator on the remote machine has disabled scp and sftp for
> random security $REASONS.
> I could compress the file and use uuencode/uudecode, but for larger
> files where cut and paste isn't terribly convenient, using zmodem can
> be one of the simpler and more effective.
> 						- Ted

  reply	other threads:[~2023-09-19  9:48 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-09-18 22:31 [TUHS] " Paul Ruizendaal
2023-09-18 23:07 ` [TUHS] " Dan Cross
2023-09-19  2:04   ` Theodore Ts'o
2023-09-19  9:47     ` Michael Stiller via TUHS [this message]
2023-09-19  3:58   ` John Cowan
2023-09-19  2:46 ` Jonathan Gray
2023-09-19  3:42   ` Serge Burjak
2023-09-19  6:10     ` Serge Burjak
2023-09-19  6:37       ` Dave Horsfall

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