Frequently Asked Questions - Software install

FAQs - Software install

1. Run Web Bwrowser (Firefox), open web page and download the last version of myCNC for Linux.



2. Open Dolphin utlity.

3. Open "Downloads" folder, find myCNC distribution file, press RIGHT button on it and select "Properties" menu.

4. Select "Permission" tab, SET "is executable" checkbox, press "OK" button.


5. DOUBLE-CLICK on the downloaded file "". Installation will be started.

6. Press "Y" and "ENTER" to confirm start installation.

7. Press "Y" and "ENTER" to accept EULA terms.

8. Press "ENTER" to accept "myCNC" folder to install the software.

9. Enter administrator password and press "ENTER"

10. Press "ENTER". Installation will be finished.

11. Press RIGHT button on the "K" menu icon. Select "Edit Application" menu.

12. Press "New Item" button, enter "myCNC" name for new item. Press "OK" button.

13. Select new "myCNC" menu, select "General" tab, enter name" myCNC" and command  "~/myCNC/"

14. Select "Advanced" tab, enter "~/myCNC/" workpath and press "Save" button.

15. Menu item "myCNC" in K-menu is ready to launch myCNC control software.






Press "K-menu", select myCNC menu item, press RIGHT mouse button on it and select "Add to Desktop".

1. Select "System Settings" in K-menu.

2. Find "Startup and Shutdown".

3. Press "Add Program" button.

4. Select "myCNC" in the list, press "OK" button.

That's all.


1. Press Ctrl+Alt+F to open console window.

2. Start Firefox Brwser. Type -
firefox <Enter>

3. Goto http://www.pv-automation/download page and download the version of myCNC-Embedded

4. Close Firefox

5. goto Home folder, type on console window -
cd  ~  <Enter>

6. run myCNC-embedded distribution package, type -
bash    ./  <Enter>

7. Follow instruction (press <Enter> a few times)

8. Goto myCNC foder, type -
cd    ~/myCNC <Enter>

9. Execution binary file is updated during installation process. Profile is placed in Configuration folder and keep untouched. It should be updated manually in needed. Mostly likely Screen should be updated with new installation. PLC & Macros configuration may contain your specific data and should NOT be updated by default.

a) Update Screen configuration, type -

bash   ./ <Enter>

b) Update PLC binary files -

bash   ./ <Enter>

c) Update Macros files -

bash   ./ <Enter>

10. Set default profile name. Put profile name you need as content of "profile"  in /home/operator/.config/myCNC folder, type
echo   P1024   >/home/operator/.config/myCNC/profile

11. Copy starting script from your platform template, type (for Odroid-XU4)
type (for Raspberry Pi2)