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Package: telnet (0.17-41)

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basic telnet client

The telnet command is used for interactive communication with another host using the TELNET protocol.

For the purpose of remote login, the present client executable should be depreciated in favour of an ssh-client, or in some cases with variants like telnet-ssl or Kerberized TELNET clients. The most important reason is that this implementation exchanges user name and password in clear text.

On the other hand, the present program does satisfy common use cases of network diagnostics, like protocol testing of SMTP services, so it can become handy enough.

Tags: System Administration: Login, User Interface: Command Shell, Networking: Client, Network Protocol: protocol::ipv6, protocol::telnet, Role: Program, Interface Toolkit: Ncurses TUI, Purpose: Login

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 70.3 kB157.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 65.5 kB153.0 kB [list of files]
armel 67.1 kB150.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 66.9 kB126.0 kB [list of files]
i386 72.1 kB162.0 kB [list of files]
mips 69.0 kB166.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 69.9 kB182.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 69.5 kB166.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 67.6 kB189.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 69.9 kB177.0 kB [list of files]