Use these methods for help setting up and using LinuxCNC, and for general CNC topics.

  • The LinuxCNC Forum is a user maintained place to discuss LinuxCNC.

  • There is a users’ mailing list hosted and archived at SourceForge.

  • The other preferred way to contact us is on IRC, (#linuxcnc on More information about connecting with your own client can be found on FreeNode’s how to use the network page.

  • We also have a Discord server.

  • The LinuxCNC Wiki contains a wealth of user contributed information about LinuxCNC and CNC in general.

  • Issues and Pull Requests are handled by github.


Use these methods to contribute to the development of LinuxCNC, including documentation, translation, new drivers and components.