I this guide I will show to how to connect to a Cisco equipment using minicom.

1. Install minicom If not installed:

apt-get install minicom

2. Setup minicom.

To enter in minicom setup screen use:

# minicom -s


Now select “Serial port setup”  from the menu:

First thing you need to do is to select the serial port.
Select A and set it to ttyS0 on some other distribution will be ttyUSB0.

Then you need to select E to configure the port connection.
A new window called comm parameters will show up and  in this new window, press C to set the speed to 9600bps, and V to use 8 data bits, and then press Enter o go back to the previous window. Continue Reading…