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I am running some code that works fine on my windows system using the .remove method. On Ubuntu 16.04 I get the following errror:

error: ‘class String’ has no member named ‘remove’

To see if it was installation, I uninstalled arduino with

sudo apt-get purge arduino arduino-core

then

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install arduino arduino-core

and the issue remains. I have seen some people say opening arduino through the terminal (from this), although that does not fix it.

Arduino version 2:1.0.5+dfsg2-4

Any help is appreciated.

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  • Why are you running 1.0.5? Feb 9, 2018 at 17:03
  • @IgnacioVazquez-Abrams I didn't realize that, for some reason I thought it was 2. Ubuntu is installing 1.0.5 even after the updated package list, is arduino not maintained on the repo? Or am I missing something obvious? Feb 9, 2018 at 17:09
  • You'll probably have to download the tarball from the Arduino site, but don't quote me on that. Feb 9, 2018 at 17:10

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The remove method was added to the String class in 1.0.6.

Installing Arduino IDE from the Ubuntu repository gets you a really old package (1.0.5).

You should download and install the newest version from the official Arduino page.

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  • Yep, that's what I always do. Download the newest version and bang it into some place like your home directory.
    – Nick Gammon
    Feb 9, 2018 at 22:55

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