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13.1 > Libraries > rxtx (2.0_7pre2)

RXTX is a Java library providing serial and parallel port communication.

Note: this is an obsolete version of RXTX intended for use with JMRI
(available at It is not necessarily suitable for use
with other applications.

To build RXTX requires the jdk package (available in Slackware's extra/
directory) and javacomm (available at To run RXTX
requires javacomm but not jdk.

Maintained by: David Spencer
Keywords: java,serial,rs232,javax
ChangeLog: rxtx


Source Downloads:
rxtx-2.0-7pre2.tar.gz (43127b18cb2e06684100b400d4b8263e)

Download SlackBuild:
rxtx.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 13.1

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

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