Linux Setup

If you missed it on a previous page, the following link will let you download the latest 1.6.x version of the Arduino IDE for Linux:

If you're on Linux, and are seeing multi-second delays connecting to the serial console, or are seeing "AT" and other gibberish when you connect, then the modemmanager service might be interfering. Just remove it; it doesn't have much use unless you're still using dial-up modems. To remove, type this command at a shell:
Download: file
sudo apt purge modemmanager
This guide was first published on Apr 05, 2015. It was last updated on Apr 05, 2015. This page (Linux Setup) was last updated on Dec 05, 2019.