This is the homepage of jpnevulator. What once started as a Jackpot Navigator emulator (hence the strange name) is now a nice serial sniffer and you can use it to send data on a serial line too. It's sort of like a very simple terminal emulator, like picocom. But jpnevulator uses hexadecimal byte values to display and send along the line. Very handy indeed if you are working a lot with serial protocols.
jpnevulator is released as Free Software under the GPL license. See the file COPYING in the source tarball for more information.
For your convenience you can find the manual page here. If after reading it you have a question, please next read the FAQ. It's kind of a pathetic FAQ file for now, but I bet your question is in it!
Below is an example of the output one can see when reading from two serial devices at the same time:
$ jpnevulator --ascii --timing-print --tty /dev/ttyS0:SB9600d --tty "/dev/ttyUSB0:Motorola MTM800" --read 2006-05-30 13:23:49.461075: SB9600d 00 00 05 3B 0D 00 00 05 ...;.... 2006-05-30 13:23:49.461113: Motorola MTM800 00 05 3B 0D 00 00 05 3B 0D ..;....;. 2006-05-30 13:23:49.473074: SB9600d 3B 0D 00 00 05 3B 0D ;....;. 2006-05-30 13:23:49.473105: Motorola MTM800 00 12 05 06 39 00 12 05 06 39 1F 00 22 80 00 0E ....9....9.."... $
The current release of jpnevulator is version 2.3.4, which was released on August 27th, 2016. Download this compressed tarball(37.4K) and see the README and INSTALL file for more information on how to compile the program.
Older versions can be found here.
jpnevulator is an official part of the Debian operating system. You can find information about it at https://packages.debian.org/unstable/comm/jpnevulator.
All the ever released packages can be also be found here.
jpnevulator is written and maintained by Freddy Spierenburg. Feel free to send questions, bugfixes and the like to firstname.lastname@example.org
Page last modified: Sat, 27 Aug 2016 1:35:33 +0200