How to install ser2net-plars
on openSUSE

ser2net-plars

Paul Larson (pwlars)

ser2net - Serial port to network proxy

This daemon allows telnet and tcp sessions to be established with a host's serial ports. Combined with a terminal emulator, this can be a very simple means to configure network devices or other equipment with a serial port. This is remarkably similar to the reverse telnet feature of some Cisco routers.

You will need to connect the raw-usb interface using: $ sudo snap connect ser2net-plars:raw-usb

*note: If you are on classic and don't have a gadget with support for the serial-port interface, you should install with --classic

Example usage: $ ser2net-plars.config-get > ser2net.yaml <edit the config> $ cat /tmp/ser2net.yaml |sudo /snap/bin/ser2net-plars.config-set $ sudo snap restart ser2net-plars.ser2net

Details for ser2net-plars

License
unset
Last updated
20 June 2019

Enable snaps on openSUSE and install ser2net-plars

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap can be installed from the command line on openSUSE Leap 42.3, Leap 15 and Tumbleweed.

You need first add the snappy repository from the terminal. Leap 15 users, for example, can do this with the following command:

Swap out openSUSE_Leap_15.0 for either openSUSE_Leap_42.3 or openSUSE_Tumbleweed if you’re using a different version of openSUSE.

With the repository added, import its GPG key:

Finally, upgrade the package cache to include the new snappy repository:

Snap can now be installed with the following:

You then need to either reboot, logout/login or source /etc/profile to have /snap/bin added to PATH. Additionally, enable and start both the snapd and the snapd.apparmor services with the following commands:

sudo systemctl enable snapd sudo systemctl start snapd

Tumbleweed users also need to run the following:

sudo systemctl enable snapd.apparmor sudo systemctl start snapd.apparmor

Install ser2net-plars

To install ser2net-plars, simply use the following command:

Other popular snaps…

See more...
See more in Featured

More things to do…

Get the snap store

Browse and find snaps from the convenience of your desktop using the snap store snap.

Learn more about snaps

Interested to find out more about snaps? Want to publish your own application? Visit snapcraft.io now.