LinuxCNC controls CNC machines. It can drive milling machines, lathes, 3d printers, laser cutters, plasma cutters, robot arms, hexapods, and more. http://linuxcnc.org/
THE AUTHORS OF THIS SOFTWARE ACCEPT ABSOLUTELY NO LIABILITY FOR ANY HARM OR LOSS RESULTING FROM ITS USE.
IT IS EXTREMELY UNWISE TO RELY ON SOFTWARE ALONE FOR SAFETY.
Any machinery capable of harming persons must have provisions for completely removing power from all motors, etc, before persons enter any danger area.
All machinery must be designed to comply with local and national safety codes, and the authors of this software can not, and do not, take any responsibility for such compliance.
This software is released under the GPLv2, with some parts under the LGPL. See the file COPYING for more details.
The Build Process
Refer to the file 'docs/src/code/building-linuxcnc.txt' for information about building and running the software, or look here: