Console adapter for Lego Mindstorms EV3
This console adapter for Mindstorms EV3 connects to a USB port on your PC on one side and on port number 1 of your Lego Mindstorms EV3 brick on the other side. This console adapter for Mindstorms EV3 uses a FTDI chip for communication.
Technical information for starting and installation are available in the following PDF document:
A tutorial demonstrating the usage of the Console Adapter for Lego Mindstorms EV3 is available here: http://botbench.com/blog/2013/08/18/tutorial-using-the-mindsensors-ev3console-in-linux/