how to compile and install newest version of picocom (Minimal dumb-terminal emulation program) in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit

Posted: 2016/10/06 in Ubuntu
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# how to compile and install newest version of 
# picocom (Minimal dumb-terminal emulation program) 
# in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install checkinstall build-essential
sudo apt-get build-dep picocom
sudo apt-get purge picocom
cd
sudo rm -rf picocom
git clone https://github.com/npat-efault/picocom
cd picocom
sudo make clean
sudo make
sudo cp picocom /usr/bin
picocom --help |head -n 2
# the previous command should show picocom version 2.3a or higher
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