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I recently embarked on the challenge of getting scantool compiled under Ubuntu (10.10 – netbook edition) so that I could try out the OBD-II diagnostics on my car.

Since there were a few changes needed to make it work (and since it also relies on a compiled version of dzcomm) I thought it might be useful to others if I shared my updated/compiling version.

Follow the link below to download the source for both dzcomm and scantool 1.13, modified to compile under Ubuntu.

scantool – 1.13 source to compile for ubuntu 10.10

Please let me know if you find it useful or think anything needs updating.

The original source can be found here:

Most of the credit this info belongs here:


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