Installing

Parallel Port Configuration Tool

Note

Tested on Debian 10, no other OS is supported but it should work on other Debian type OS’s.

Note

Requires Python 3.6 or newer to work.

Download the deb

Or use wget from a terminal

wget https://github.com/jethornton/paraport/raw/master/paraport_0.0.2_amd64.deb

If you get bash: wget: command not found you can install it from a terminal with

sudo apt install wget

Check the readme.md file for the latest deb and md5sum.

Open the File Manager and right click on the file and open with Gdebi then install.

If you don’t have Gdebi installed you can install it from a terminal

sudo apt install gdebi

If you don’t have LinuxCNC installed then the Parallel Port Configuration tool will show up in the Applications > Other menu otherwise it will be in the CNC menu.