2.6 Live+Install image

Announcing a new Live+Install DVD image for installing LinuxCNC 2.6 on Debian Wheezy. Instructions here.

LinuxCNC 2.6.9 is released

Another bugfix release in the 2.6 stable series: 2.6.9.  All users are encouraged to upgrade.  Full changelog here.

2.6.8 is released

Get it while it's hot!  This fixes several bugs, all users are encouraged to upgrade.  Full changelog here.

Which documentation formats are useful to you?
Home Documentation


Because LinuxCNC is a global project (with users and developers around the world), there are various places that contain documentation of the LinuxCNC project.

Documentation for Version 2.6

  • All Documentation in html
  • PDF Documentation
    • 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 Hardware Abstraction Layer (En)(Fr )
    • Man Pages (En)

Other sources for information about LinuxCNC

  • Community maintained wiki with lots of information and examples.
  • The Download page for LinuxCNC
  • 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 upcoming 2.7 version is here.
  • Documentation for the unreleased master development version here.
  • Documentation for previous versions 2.5, 2.4, 2.3, 2.2, 2.1, 2.0.

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