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scantool - ODB-II vehicle diagnostic scanner
This manual page documents briefly the scantool program.
scantool is a program that communicates with an ODB-II serial device that converts CAN-bus to RS-232. Since the application was originally
written for DOS, the internal configuration refers to COM1, COM2, etc. As a work-around under Linux, selecting COM1 will attempt to open
/dev/ttyUSB0 then /dev/ttyS0, and COM2 will attempt /dev/ttyUSB1 then /dev/ttyS1, etc. When connecting to a vehicle ODB-II system, the cor-
rect baud rate will need to be manually selected via trial-and-error.
There are no command line options; all settings are configured within the GUI.
scantool was written by ScanTool.net, LLC.
This manual page was written by Kees Cook <firstname.lastname@example.org>, for the Debian project (and may be used by others).
May 22, 2011 SCANTOOL(1)
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ddccontrol [-b datadir] [-v] [-c] [-d] [-f] [-s] [-r ctrl [-w value]] [-p|dev]
This manual page documents briefly the ddccontrol command.
ddccontrol is an open source utility which allows controlling monitor parameters via software.
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