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An [Acronym] for __T__ele__Ty__pe.
-A console; a device that looks like a typewriter.
Something that has
and some kind of keyboard
+A console; a device that looks like a typewriter. a and .
TTY has a standard input
, standard output, and
a standard error -- stdin(3)
, stdout(3) and stderr(3)
+ TTY , a , .
There are many different kinds
of TTY. These
days you'll find terminal emulators
( such as xterm(1
) and [Screen]) using a "vt-100" compatible
for things like mapping key codes
. getty(8) or similar is
often invoked by Linux distributions on boot to start terminals on the virtual consoles
( ctrl+alt+f1 and up
+ of TTY . days ( ) terminal , for to . getty(8) often ( ).
stty(1) to modify some characteristics of your terminal - for example,
characters used to delete previous character/word, local echo (for entering passwords) .
The Windows [SSH]/[Telnet] program [PuTTY] is a play on the TTY acronym
+You can stty(1) to characters used to delete previous character/word, local echo (for entering passwords) .