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ASCII-XFR(1)							Linux Users Manual						      ASCII-XFR(1)

NAME
ascii-xfr - upload/download files using the ASCII protocol SYNOPSIS
ascii-xfr -s|-r [-ednv] [-l linedelay] [-c characterdelay] filename DESCRIPTION
Ascii-xfr Transfers files in ASCII mode. This means no flow control, no checksumming and no file-name negotiation. It should only be used if the remote system doesn't understand anything else. The ASCII protocol transfers files line-by-line. The EOL (End-Of-Line) character is transmitted as CRLF. When receiving, the CR character is stripped from the incoming file. The Control-Z (ASCII 26) character signals End-Of-File, if option -e is specified (unless you change it to Control-D (ASCII 4) with -d). Ascii-xfr reads from stdin when receiving, and sends data on stdout when sending. Some form of input or output redirection to the modem device is thus needed when downloading or uploading, respectively. OPTIONS
-s Send a file. -r Receive a file. One of -s or -r must be present. -e Send the End-Of-File character (Control-Z, ASCII 26 by default) when uploading has finished. -d Use the Control-D (ASCII 4) as End-Of-File character. -n Do not translate CR to CRLF and vice versa. -v Verbose: show transfer statistics on the stderr output. -l milliseconds When transmitting, pause for this delay after each line. -c milliseconds When transmitting, pause for this delay after each character. file Name of the file to send or receive. When receiving, any existing file by this name will be truncated. USAGE WITH MINICOM
If you want to call this program from minicom(1), start minicom and go to the Options menu. Select File transfer protocols. Add the fol- lowing lines, for example as protocols I and J. I Ascii /usr/bin/ascii-xfr -sv Y U N Y J Ascii /usr/bin/ascii-xfr -rv Y D N Y AUTHOR
Miquel van Smoorenburg, miquels@cistron.nl Jukka Lahtinen, walker@netsonic.fi SEE ALSO
minicom(1) $Date: 2006-10-28 14:35:59 $ ASCII-XFR(1)

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ASCII(1)						      General Commands Manual							  ASCII(1)

NAME
ascii, unicode - interpret ASCII, Unicode characters SYNOPSIS
ascii [ -8 ] [ -oxdbn ] [ -nct ] [ text ] unicode [ -nt ] hexmin-hexmax unicode [ -t ] hex [ ... ] unicode [ -n ] characters look hex /lib/unicode DESCRIPTION
Ascii prints the ASCII values corresponding to characters and vice versa; under the -8 option, the ISO Latin-1 extensions (codes 0200-0377) are included. The values are interpreted in a settable numeric base; -o specifies octal, -d decimal, -x hexadecimal (the default), and -bn base n. With no arguments, ascii prints a table of the character set in the specified base. Characters of text are converted to their ASCII val- ues, one per line. If, however, the first text argument is a valid number in the specified base, conversion goes the opposite way. Control characters are printed as two- or three-character mnemonics. Other options are: -n Force numeric output. -c Force character output. -t Convert from numbers to running text; do not interpret control characters or insert newlines. Unicode is similar; it converts between UTF and character values from the Unicode Standard (see utf(7)). If given a range of hexadecimal numbers, unicode prints a table of the specified Unicode characters -- their values and UTF representations. Otherwise it translates from UTF to numeric value or vice versa, depending on the appearance of the supplied text; the -n option forces numeric output to avoid ambigu- ity with numeric characters. If converting to UTF , the characters are printed one per line unless the -t flag is set, in which case the output is a single string containing only the specified characters. Unlike ascii, unicode treats no characters specially. The output of ascii and unicode may be unhelpful if the characters printed are not available in the current font. The file /lib/unicode contains a table of characters and descriptions, sorted in hexadecimal order, suitable for look(1) on the lower case hex values of characters. EXAMPLES
ascii -d Print the ASCII table base 10. unicode p Print the hex value of `p'. unicode 2200-22f1 Print a table of miscellaneous mathematical symbols. look 039 /lib/unicode See the start of the Greek alphabet's encoding in the Unicode Standard. FILES
/lib/unicode table of characters and descriptions. SOURCE
/src/cmd/ascii.c /src/cmd/unicode.c SEE ALSO
look(1), tcs(1), utf(7), font(7) ASCII(1)
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