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debug_computer-sees-board [2017/01/25 14:19]
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 This USB connection also has a Serial interface. This is used to control the board. This USB connection also has a Serial interface. This is used to control the board.
  
-The host program ( control interface on your computer ) uses the Serial interface to send [http://​smoothieware.org/​console-commands commands] and [http://​smoothieware.org/​supported-g-codes G-Codes] to your Smoothieboard.+The host program ( control interface on your computer ) uses the Serial interface to send [[http://​smoothieware.org/​console-commands|commands]] and [[http://​smoothieware.org/​supported-g-codes|G-Codes]] to your Smoothieboard.
  
 In this step, we check in this serial interface is working correctly. In this step, we check in this serial interface is working correctly.
  
-+++ Step 1 :​ Install Pronterface+=== Step 1 :​ Install Pronterface
  
 We will be using Pronterface to test the serial interface. We will be using Pronterface to test the serial interface.
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 Make sure you use Pronterface and not another host program that you might prefer, for this ( when doing diagnostics like this it's important to maintain a controlled situation ). Make sure you use Pronterface and not another host program that you might prefer, for this ( when doing diagnostics like this it's important to maintain a controlled situation ).
  
-You can find instructions on installing Pronterface **[http://​smoothieware.org/​pronterface here]**+You can find instructions on installing Pronterface **[[http://​smoothieware.org/​pronterface|here]]**
  
-+++ Step 2 : Plug in the board+=== Step 2 : Plug in the board
  
 Connect the USB cable to your Smoothieboard,​ and to your computer'​s USB port. Connect the USB cable to your Smoothieboard,​ and to your computer'​s USB port.
  
-+++ Step 3 :​ Attempt to connect+=== Step 3 :​ Attempt to connect
  
-Launch ​[[[Pronterface]]], then follow this procedure : +Launch [[Pronterface]],​ then follow this procedure : 
  
-* Click on {{Port}}, this refreshes the list of boards connected to the computer +* Click on <kbd>Port</​kbd>​, this refreshes the list of boards connected to the computer 
-* Select your board in the drop-down menu next to the {{Port}} button. This can be something like {{/​dev/​ttyACM0}} on a Linux machine, or {{COM1}} on a Windows machine+* Select your board in the drop-down menu next to the <kbd>Port</​kbd> ​button. This can be something like <kbd>/​dev/​ttyACM0</​kbd> ​on a Linux machine, or <kbd>COM1</​kbd> ​on a Windows machine
 * You **do not** need to set a baud rate, Smoothie will use the fastest speed possible over USB, and any baud rate setting is ignored. * You **do not** need to set a baud rate, Smoothie will use the fastest speed possible over USB, and any baud rate setting is ignored.
-* Click on {{Connect}}+* Click on <kbd>Connect</​kbd>​
  
 If everything works correctly, the Pronterface log panel on the right, should show something like :  If everything works correctly, the Pronterface log panel on the right, should show something like : 
  
-[[code]]+<code>
 Connecting... Connecting...
 Printer is now online. Printer is now online.
-[[/code]]+</code>
  
 If this is what you see, click on **Yes** If this is what you see, click on **Yes**
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 If you see something else, for example :  If you see something else, for example : 
  
-[[code]] +<code> 
-Serial error: could not open port /​dev/​ttyACM0:​ [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/​dev/​ttyACM0'​ +Serial error: could not open port /​dev/​ttyACM0: ​[[Errno|2]] No such file or directory: '/​dev/​ttyACM0'​ 
-[[/code]]+</code>
  
 , click on **No** , click on **No**