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Could you see what you are typing in a Teletype?

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4 answers
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When you type on a computer terminal, how are the characters displayed on the screen?

26 votes
12 answers
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Why did CP/M and MS-DOS use the BIOS instead of their own drivers to access hardware?

25 votes
1 answer
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What is the difference between the "Return" and "Enter" keys in the VT100 terminal?

12 votes
2 answers
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What is the version of Unix and the name of the computer it run on in this 1982 video?

8 votes
2 answers
561 views

Is there anything special about /dev/console?

8 votes
4 answers
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Is the SimH emulator available on macOS?

8 votes
3 answers
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How were terminals connected to a PDP-11 computer?

7 votes
2 answers
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Does ancient UNIX create a new shell process for each terminal?

6 votes
2 answers
282 views

Is the terminal number fixed?

6 votes
1 answer
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Was job control supported in UNIX V7 or earlier?

6 votes
1 answer
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Can you get the file descriptors of a process in UNIX V7?