Getting start Arduino 0011 on Linux (Ubuntu 7.10 / 8.04 / 8.10)

Tuesday 26 February 2008 – 20:34

from original document on http://www.arduino.cc/playground/Linux/Xandros
run Arduino on EeePC’s Xandros Linux which use Debian online update apt-get command then Ubuntu 7.10 Gutsy Gibbon, 8.04 Hardy Heron, 8.10 Intrepid Ibex also work too..

Step by step on Installation via internet update service. (High speed connection recommended)

1.open Terminal (Console)

2.use pico change Debian repository,sudo pico /etc/apt/sources.list

then add line

deb http://www.uk.debian.org/debian stable main contrib non-free

3. write file back and start online update,

sudo apt-get update

(time depand on internet connection speed)

4.then update need package softwares

sudo apt-get install sun-java6-jre

sudo apt-get install build-essential

sudo apt-get install avr-libc

sudo apt-get install gcc-avr

5.download Arduino Linux 0011 from http://www.arduino.cc then unpack to Desktop, or using command-line

cd

wget http://www.arduino.cc/files/arduino-0011-linux.tgz

tar -xvzf arduino-0011-linux.tgz

6.test run Arduino

cd arduino-0011

./arduino

if everything okay, Arduino software IDE will appear and no error message pop-up

for FTDI USB-Serial adapter

must be uninstall braille terminal first before using FTDI USB Serial adapter, type command

sudo apt-get remove brltty

after remove package you can plug USB-Serial adapter and open Arduino software IDE will apear /dev/ttyUSB0 on Serial port menu

open arduino, Select board -> Arduino Mini for POP-168 and choose proper port name before uploading

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