.. decided to check out picocom to see if it would be easy enough to switch to. While it lacks a graphical even if only ANSI menu and UI, it will accomplish your serial port connection with minimal effort.
How to manually install to correct NVIDIA video driver in Debian 11 to enjoy Steam games as well as Elder Scrolls Online (ESO) on Bottles.
Install an older nvidia graphics driver in Debian Linux and keep it from being overwritten during the next software update.
Here are just some quick notes on the considerations for how to pick your local ISP.
HOW TO update the BIOS on a ThinkPad X220