OBD-II scantool for Gnome
Python

README

Introduction
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Garmon (Gnome/GTK+ Car Monitor) is a tool that lets you connect to an OBD-II 
compliant vehicle using an ELM327 based scanning device. It supports monitoring 
live and freeze frame data as well as reading and clearing DTCs



License
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                GNU General Public License

Garmon is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.

Garmon is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with Garmon; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA



Requirements
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python: 2.6 is recommended, however older 2.x versions might work too.
        python 3 is currently unsupported.
pygtk:  recommended version is 2.16, but older might work also
pyserial
pyxdg
pybabel: only required for building and installation


Installation
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Garmon uses distutils, so installation is pretty straight forward.
First build the package:
   $ python setup.py build

Then install (you might need to be root for that)
   $ python setup.py install

It is possible to run the app without installation
   $ python scripts/garmon


Source
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Source code is available at http://github.com/benvm/garmon.

To get it:
    $ git clone git://github.com/benvm/garmon.git
    
or if you prefer http:
    $ git clone https://github.com/benvm/garmon.git



Issues
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Garmon is not considered stable, so bugs will be present.
If you spot one please create an issue on github.


Ben Van Mechelen
me (at) benvm (dot) be