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).

Showcases

Heckler and Koch BA25 Retrofit

Spotted on YouTube, LinuxCNC integrator Halász Attila has retrofitted a sizeable Heckler and Koch BA25 machining centre. The tool changer looks to have been very neatly integrated.

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