Wednesday, September 28, 2016

How to Install Arduino IDE 1.6.12 on Ubuntu

    Arduino is an open-source prototyping platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino boards are able to read inputs - light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message - and turn it into an output - activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something online. You can tell your board what to do by sending a set of instructions to the microcontroller on the board.

Arduino IDE 1.6.12 Changelog
 Refactor Editor code, solving some long standing bugs and cleaning up everything.
 Add initial Cloud API integration. When plugging a new board, if an additional core is needed, the user will be prompted to install it
 Improved examples menu organization.
 Recompiled arduino-builder with Go 1.7.1 to avoid crash on OSX Sierra

 avr: Add support for internal 2.56V and 2.56V ext. cap analog references on the ATtiny25/45/85.
 Added String::toDouble().
 Update to avrdude 6.3 with patch to ignore unused fuses (burn bootloader works also wih outdated cores)

Installation instructions:

1. Download the latest packages, Linux 32-bit or Linux 64-bit, from the official link below:

2. Open terminal from Unity Dash, App Launcher, or via Ctrl+Alt+T keys. When it opens, run below commands one by one:

$ cd ~/Downloads

$ tar -xvf arduino-1.6.12-*.tar.xz

$ sudo mv arduino-1.6.12 /opt

$ cd /opt/arduino-1.6.12/

$ chmod +x

$ ./

Finally, launch Arduino IDE from Unity Dash, Application Launcher, or via Desktop shortcut.

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