LinuxCNC, previously known as EMC2 a.k.a. Enhanced Machine Controller, is a popular CNC controller software that runs on a real-time Linux operating system. LinuxCNC is available for download at http://www.linuxcnc.org/.
Main features include
- Multiaxis G-code milling and turning
- Can operate motor drives in open loop and closed loop mode
- Can close the position loop inside the software by reading axis position information via feedback devices and outputting velocity setpoint signal to motor drives
- Various setpoint signal devices supported including:
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