Tagged: RS232 serial

Z38xx Jackson Labs GPS under Linux & WINE

Once you’ve identified which serial port your GPS is on, let’s say /dev/ttyS1, in Terminal type: ln -s /dev/ttyS1 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com1 Now start Z38XX.EXE and you should be working.

Working with Serial ports in Linux

1) add yourself to the “dialout” group so that you don’t need to use sudo to access serial ports (one-time) sudo adduser yourlogin dialout then logout and login 2) list the active serial ports sudo apt-get install setserial setserial -g /dev/ttyS* | grep -v unknown 3) Use putty to work with serial ports (can also […]