parashell - Parallel Port Control for Linux
Copyright (C) by Brett Carroll
Please send comments, questions, submissions to
Brett Carroll <email@example.com>
parashell is a Parallel Port interface for Linux and Windows.
Under Linux parashell allows the control of multiple Parallel Ports through simple command
Under Windows parashell allows reading and writing of the CONTROL, DATA, and STATUS bytes on the default parallel port (usually 0x378)
pin is also included for Linux, which reads the status of a parallel port.
(ie., you can use the parallel port as an input device)
All you need is some scripting knowledge, a parallel port and some misc electronic components.
This program 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.
This program 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 this program in a text-formatted file named COPYING; if
not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place -
Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
- Allows control of multiple parallel ports
- Easily scriptable
- Windows and UNIX/Linux support
The parashell homepage:
See the following files for more information:
COPYING GNU General Public License
README This File