Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

Could one connect an old dumb terminal to a modern PC? I have this fantasy of hacking around with some vi on an old ADM-3A, but have no idea if it's networkable with modern hardware.

share|improve this question
4  
They can treat masochism now.... –  geekosaur May 31 '11 at 18:28

1 Answer 1

up vote 2 down vote accepted

You would probably need a serial-to-USB adapter. Otherwise, and assuming you set $TERM properly, it should just work.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.