con, telnet, rx, hayes, xms, xmr – remote login, execution, and XMODEM file transfer
connects to the computer whose network address is
and logs in if possible.
With no options, the account name used on the remote system is the same
as that on the local system.
Standard input and output go to the local machine.
sets the baud rate of a dial-up connection to
if the input is a file or pipe, do not hang up the connection when EOF is received,
but instead wait for the remote end to hang up.
with an argument causes
to be used as the account name on the remote system
when performing BSD
Without an argument this option disables automatic login
and a normal login session ensues.
forces cooked mode, that is, local echo.
as if it had been typed as a command from the escape mode.
(verbose mode) causes information about connection attempts
to be output to standard error. This can be useful when
trying to debug network connectivity.
causes debugging information to be output to standard error.
suppresses printing of any carriage return followed by a new line.
This is useful since carriage return is a printable character in
translates newlines to carriage returns and
vice versa .
translates incoming carriage returns to newlines.
strips received characters to 7 bits to forestall
with parity as
Post a pipe as
and connect it to standard input and output.
This can be used with
to create a standing connection that
can then open.
this option is
character is a local escape.
It prompts with
Legitimate responses to the prompt are
Send a quit [sic] signal to the remote machine.
Send a break.
Return from the escape.
Run the command with the network connection as its
standard input and standard output.
Standard error will go to the screen.
This is useful for transmitting and receiving files
over the connections using programs such as
Toggle printing of carriage returns.
is similar to con, but uses the
protocol to communicate with the remote machine.
executes one shell command
on the remote machine as if logged in there,
but with local standard input and output.
A rudimentary shell environment is provided.
If the target is a Plan 9 machine,
there will be
a zero length message will not be written to the
connection when standard input is closed.
on the remote machine if the remote is a BSD machine.
same as for
same as for
Network addresses for both
have the form
Supported networks are those listed in
on a Hayes-compatible modem,
it uses pulse dialing.
bytes are copied bidirectionally
between the connection and standard input and output.
respectively send and receive a single file using the
They use standard input and standard output for communication
and are intended for use with
causes it to use kilobyte packet size of 1024 bytes.
option causes it to print a progress
message every ten kilobytes.
rx kremvax cat file1 >file2
rx kremvax cat file1 ’>file2’
eqn paper | rx kremvax troff -ms | rx deepthought lp
do each stage of a pipeline on a different machine.
for all other commands
are merely obsolescent;
the other commands are obsolete and deprecated.
that should behave specially towards terminals may not: e.g.,
remote shells will not prompt.
the remote standard error and standard output are combined
and go inseparably to the local standard output.
will consume its standard input by copying it to the remote system,
so redirect it from
if that’s not what you want.