LinuxCNC controls CNC machines. It can drive milling machines, lathes, 3D printers, laser cutters, plasma cutters, robot arms, hexapods, and more.
Runs under Linux (optionally with realtime extensions).
Simple installation on Debian and Ubuntu, or via our Live/Install DVD/USB images.
Accepts G-code input, drives CNC machines in response.
Active user community.
Several different GUIs available.
Compatible with many popular machine control hardware interfaces.
Supports rigid tapping, cutter compensation, and many other advanced control features.
Full source code available under the terms of the GNU GPLv2 (General Public License version 2).
- Jun 27, 2021 LinuxCNC 2.8.2 released
- Jun 2, 2021 LinuxCNC IRC is moving to Libera.chat
- Dec 2, 2020 LinuxCNC 2.8.1 released
- Sep 8, 2020 LinuxCNC 2.8.0 released
- Jan 3, 2020 LinuxCNC 2.7.15 released
- Jul 31, 2019 LinuxCNC Meetup in Kosovo
- Jun 6, 2019 LinuxCNC Meetup in Stuttgart
- Jun 18, 2018 LinuxCNC 2.7.14 released
- Jun 5, 2018 LinuxCNC Meetup in Stuttgart
- May 9, 2018 LinuxCNC 2.7.13 released
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ShowcasesMay 17, 2021
Recently mentioned on the forum is a bioprinting BCN3D Moveo robot controlled by LinuxCNC. The hope is that one day a similar system could print replacement body-parts in-situ.
- Dec 14, 2020 Boring Holes With Corners
- Jul 19, 2019 Instructive TCP 5-Axis demo
- May 18, 2018 Large Homag Vertical Machining Centre Retrofit
- Sep 17, 2016 Matsuura retrofit
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