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How can I send F1..F12 especially F10 in gtkterm? I have to press F10 at the right moment to select the boot menu of an APU2 system.

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This may not be the answer you're looking for, but don't use gtkterm.

Use eg. screen /dev/ttyS0 from a terminal, and if that terminal is the "GNOME Terminal", disable the F10 accelerator key from Edit -> Preferences.

If you insist on using gtkterm, you may try pressing ESC[21~ in order, but it may not work if don't press them fast enough ;-)

Update:

Alternatively, add a macros = F5::<literal-esc>[21~ line in the [default] section of ~/.gtktermrc and then press F5 in order to send an F10:

$ perl -ne 'print; print "macros  = F5::\e[21~\n" if /^\[default/' -i  ~/.gtktermrc
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