Arduino Communications Using the netcat(nc) Utility

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Why reinvent the wheel. I have seen very complicated methods for communicating with the Arduino, Including some I have made on my own. What I have recently found out is that the easiest way to communicate to the Arduino is using the existing tool netcat. It is soooooo simple and super powerful. You


  • You have basic knowledge of command line usage
  • You know how to program Arduino to use the serial port output

Mini2440 or Embedded Systems

Embedded systems like the Mini2440, use Busy Box as a small utility package.

nc -f /dev/ttyUSB0
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