Tektronix Terminal Emulation
elson at pico-systems.com
Fri Mar 10 12:02:21 CST 2017
On 03/09/2017 09:00 PM, Douglas Taylor via cctalk wrote:
> I'm trying to return to the computing days of yesteryear
> when people hooked graphics terminals to VAXes.
> I don't have a Tektronix graphics terminal but I do have a
> MicroVax II and a laptop running Debian Linux. Up to now
> I've been using the laptop as a console device and
> connecting to the Vax using minicom. I thought that the
> laptop would be a natural as a Tektronix type terminal.
> On the MicroVax I have just started with PGPLOT and MIIPS,
> which are scientific plotting packages that run on Vaxes.
> I would like to use the laptop to emulate a Tek terminal
> connected to the Vax through a serial port, but there
> doesn't seem to be anything available to do that. Does
> anyone know of such a thing
Hmmm, seems to me the VCB01 and DecWindows would emulate a
Tek terminal in the terminal window. I don't think you had
to add any software to make that work.
Also, seems a VT220 or a bunch of other terminals would do
Tek 4010/4012 emulation. Lear Sigler ADM36, GraphOn come to
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