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Linux is an open source operating system (OS) that is lightweight and runs on many systems. It also runs on the Arduino Yún. There are different "flavors" or "distros" (distributions and changes made by different groups) of Linux such as Ubuntu, Debian, and Fedora.

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My Arduino isn't showing up on my computer. What should I do?

You have your spangly new Arduino board, you've installed the software, and you plug it in. Nothing happens. Diagnosing problems may be a little tricky for the beginner, so what hoops should you go ...
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In Linux, how to identify multiple Arduinos connected over USB?

If I have multiple Arduinos connected over USB to a Linux computer, and they show up as /tty/ACM0 /tty/ACM1 /tty/ACM2 How can I identify which Arduino is which without connecting to them via ...
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Maintaining Arduino on Ubuntu 14.04

I used to use Arduino on Windows but I changed to Linux last week and I was wondering how to have a maintained version of the Arduino terminal: Indeed, I'm not sure my version is quite recent: The ...
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How to connect Arduino device to Linux?

I wrote Arduino sketch and it works. It waits for a command and answers text on response. Simultaneously, I can't get any response with command line tools. For example, I have the following code to ...
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How do I read from /dev/ttyACM0 in Linux without a terminal emulator?

I just bought an Arduino Due and I'm having trouble reading from a simple serial IO program. I have a SparkFun RedBoard which is like an Uno. With that, I just ran a "stty" command to configure the ...
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Arduino IDE on Fedora

I'm using Fedora_21_MATE.img on a Raspberry Pi. Installing the Arduino IDE 1.0.6 using these commands, taken from Arduino On Pi. Those instructions are for Raspbian, I assume, so changing for Fedora, ...
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How to differentiate between 2 Micros on Linux

I have 2 Arduino Micro based devices that I want to use on my Ubuntu Linux machine. I need them to have unique serial ports. Unfortunately, both have the same serial number which makes ...
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Use an Arduino as a user interface for the computer

I wanted to use either Arduino Mega or Uno as a form of an interface between me and the computer. I want to apply it to the following scenario; if I press a button on a circuit board I want it to ...
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Installing Arduino IDE on Linux

I downloaded arduino-1.8.4-linux32.tar.xz and ran install.sh as outlined (the very sketchy instructions) in https://www.arduino.cc/en/Guide/Linux This seemed to work OK, so I removed 354M of what I ...
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Recovering from lost USB connection (Leonardo to Raspberry Pi)

I have several Arduino Leonardos connected to a Raspberry Pi (running Ubuntu) via USB. They appear as /dev/ttyACM0, /dev/ttyACM1, etc. Occasionally, one will disappear and even pressing the Arduino'...
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Serial Monitor not properly interpreting data from my NodeMCU V3

I've just received several LoLin NodeMCUs from a 'cheap Chinese ebay vendor'. They're working well except for the fact that I'm getting garbage in the Arduino IDE Serial monitor. I am able to: Load ...