uw, screen, multiple terminal session support, etc...
larry at focsys.uucp
Wed Jan 3 14:58:38 AEST 1990
In article <4818 at emory.mathcs.emory.edu> arasmith at mathcs.emory.edu (David Arasmith) writes:
I never saw any response about uw for the 386. Any ideas on where I
And in article <-NXN9ficc at ficc.uu.net> peter at ficc.uu.net (Peter da Silva) writes:
Problem is that uw is heavy in sockets, and there's no standard pty
on System V that works like the BSD one. And people into System V
tend to want 386 clones at home, too.
If anyone has it, I want it too.
There is an alternative, but it costs $money$.
A company in Texas called Structured Software Solutions sells a
package they call Facet/Term and Facet/PC. These provide virtual
terminal features for terminals and a special set of features if your
terminal happens to be a pc-dos machine. Facet/Term will work on
serial lines, tcp/ip rlogin lines, just about anything.
Facet/Term is priced at $495.00 for a 386 based unix machine. There is
a limit of 25 simultaneous users. If you want the Facet/PC additions,
then there is an additional cost of $125.00 (??) per PC. Facet/PC only
works if the PC is connected to the unix host via serial port.
They have versions for just about every System V port there is, not
just for 386 machines either.
We've been using it now for a couple of months and would not want to
give it up for anything.
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