Re: [dev] [st] a real (I think) feature request

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2009 18:43:39 +0000

2009/10/31 John A. Grahor <>:
> I'd like a terminal emulator that has a "dumb" terminal mode, i.e. where
> line editing can happen locally and what one types is only sent to the tty
> when one hits return (or some other key).
> I use ssh to connect to hosts with very slow, high latency satellite links.
>  It is exceedingly painful to type on a link like this and there's no way to
> put ssh into a line mode as can be done with telnet.

Can't you do something like this (connecting with ssh to the satellite
for just a command):

ssh user_AT_sat 'cat >> /some/file.txt' < file.txt

This can be extended with the use of ed of course.

Kind regards,
Received on Sat Oct 31 2009 - 18:43:39 UTC

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