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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What operating systems does TinyTERM run on?

A: TinyTERM currently runs on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) or higher, and on 32-bit Linux distros using kernel 2.6 or higher. Supported Linux distros include, but are not limited to:

CentOS 5.5+ Debian 5.0+ Fedora 13+ Gentoo 10.1+ Linux Mint 9+
Mandriva 2010+ openSuse 11.3+ PCLinuxOS 2010+ Slackware 13.0+ Ubuntu 10.x*

Both Mac and Linux require an Intel processor for support. Linux also requires the Gnome or KDE desktop. For information on 64-bit Linux distros, please see our Knowledge Base.

Q: What connection types are supported in TinyTERM?

A: TinyTERM supports SSH, telnet and local shell connections. TinyTERM for Mac also includes SSL/TLS encryption.

Q: Which authentication types does SSH include?

A: Both SSH1 and SSH2 are supported. User/password and keyboard-interactive authentication are both available. TinyTERM also supports both RSA and DSA keys in sizes from 512 to 4096 bits.

Q: Which terminal emulations does TinyTERM include?

A: There are 21 different emulations available in TinyTERM:

ADM1 IBM3101 Mac Console TV912 VT100 VT320 WYSE50
AT386 Linux console TTY TV950 VT220-7 VT420 WYSE60-25

The Mac console emulation is not available in TinyTERM for Linux.

Q: Which code pages does TinyTERM include?

A: There are 50 code pages in TinyTERM, covering a wide range of locations.

STD 210 PC Greek (437G) STD 861 PC Icelandic STD 1253 Windows Greek STD DEC Turkish 1288 STD Polish Police
STD 220 PC Spanish (National Spain) STD 863 MS-DOS French Canada STD 1254 Windows Turkish STD ISO 8859-1 Latin I STD Russian Alternative
STD 437 MS-DOS Latin US STD 865 MS-DOS Nordic 1252 Windows Latin 1 (ANSI) (Polish) STD ISO 8859-1 Latin II STD Russian ANSI
STD 737 PC Greek STD 866 PC Cyrillic 1252 Windows Latin 1 (ANSI) (FONT) STD ISO-IEC 8859-5 Cyrillic STD Russian KOI-8
STD 850 MS-DOS Latin 1 STD 1250 Windows Latin 2 (Central Europe) STD DEC ISO Latin NR 1 Right STD ISO 8859-5 Latin/Cyrillic HP Roman 8
STD 852 MS-DOS Latin 2 STD 1251 Windows Cyrillic (Slavic) STD DEC Multinational Left STD ISO 8859-7 Greek HP Roman 9
STD 855 PC Cyrillic STD 1252 Windows Latin 1 (ANSI) STD DEC Multinational Right STD ISO 8859-9 Turkish Eastern European 7-bit
STD 857 PC Modern Turkish STD 1252 Windows Latin 1 (ANSI)(French) STD DEC Supplemental STD ISO 8859-15 Latin 9 Latin-Greek 7-bit
STD 858 MS-DOS Latin 1 STD 1252 Windows Latin 1 (ANSI)(German) STD DEC Cyrillic STD Polish CSK Czech Output 8859-2 Latin II
STD 860 MS-DOS Portuguese STD 1252 Windows Latin 1 (ANSI)(United Kingdom) STD DEC Greek 1287 STD Polish Mazovia Polish Output 8859-2 Latin II

Q: Does that include UTF-8 support for languages such as Japanese and Chinese?

A: Not at this time.

Q: What about Ubuntu 11?

A: Ubuntu 11.04 introduced the Unity user interface, replacing the Gnome desktop required by TinyTERM. Ubuntu also no longer includes a number of software packages required by TinyTERM for install. Century Software is currently studying the changes to determine how much work will be needed for TinyTERM to run under Unity.

Q: Can the keyboard be programmed?

A: The TinyTERM for Mac can be programmed by creating and editing a keyboard.dat file. It also includes an on-screen function key button bar that can be fully programmed for any key sequences.

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