How to communicate via USB "port"

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Wed Apr 18 16:01:04 CEST 2007


On 2007-04-18, robinp.la at gmail.com <robinp.la at gmail.com> wrote:

> Can someone explain how I would read the data from the USB "port"?

You can't.  There's no such thing from a SW point of view. ;)

> I don't know if it matters, but I am trying to read the data
> from a GPS plugged in to the USB port.

It's probably a serial device.  Try using pyserial to talk to
/dev/ttyUSB0.

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