LinuxCNC 2.5.4 Release
LinuxCNC 2.5.4 Update Released (changelog).
LinuxCNC 2.5.3 Release
LinuxCNC 2.5.3 Update Released (changelog).
LinuxCNC 2.5.2 Release
LinuxCNC 2.5.2 Update Released (changelog).
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Because LinuxCNC is a global project (with users and developers around the world), there are various places that contain documentation of the LinuxCNC project.

  • HTML Documentation for the current release (2.5)
    • All documentation in ( html )
  • Documentation for the upcoming 2.6 release is here.
  • PDF Documentation for the current release (best for offline viewing):
    • Getting Started Guide - a short guide for getting and installing LinuxCNC . (En)(Fr)
    • User Manual - an extensive document about using LinuxCNC . (En)(Fr)
    • Integrators Manual - a more advanced document for machine builders. (En)(Fr )
    • HAL Manual - documentation for the realtime hardware abstraction layer (En)(Fr )
    • Man Pages (En)
  • Community maintained wiki with lots of information and examples.
  • Upgrading information on the wiki .
  • Tutorials for Linuxcnc, G code, Glade3/Python (a primer for Custom GUI), Custom GUI
  • Various Technical Articles describe LinuxCNC internals & usage.

  • Documentation for the unreleased master development version here .

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