Nov 092010

linux serial

Automatically Capturing, Saving and Publishing Serial RS232 Data to the Web

Author: John Smitty

This article will describe setting up a system that will utilize a lightweight command line (CLI) install of Linux (Ubuntu in this example) to capture RS232 (serial) information, capture it and upload it to an ftp server.

This is useful for applications including data collection from sensors or other serial devices such as amateur packet radio – and will utilize the data on a web site or other remote machine.

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