Arduino IDE on Debian

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The Arduino IDE package has been updated and is now back in Debian. It is also available in Debian 10.8.

I have installed the current version 2:1.0.5+dfsg2-4.1 Which is working fine.

apt install arduino arduino-core

So the first task is to add your user to the dialout group:-


You need to authenticate for this:-


And set the folder where projects will be stored, usually this is ~/sketchbook

Sketchbook folder

You are then presented with the main IDE Screen:-

main screen

If you need to tweak some IDE settings then look at preferences:-


I now need to update my netbook version to: 1.8.13-dfsg1-1.




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