How to install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 18.04
Install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 18.04
Arduino IDE or Arduino Software was developed primarily for connecting and communicating with Arduino hardware. It is a cross-platform IDE that runs on Windows, macOS, and Linux Distros. With the Arduino IDE, you can write, compile, and upload code to Arduino hardware. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install the Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 18.04.
Before installing Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 18.04. The system requires a non-root user account with sudo privileges.
Install the latest Arduino IDE
To install Arduino IDE, you must first download it from the official website and then install it.
Go to and open the terminal application
Activities -> type "Terminal".
As of this writing, the latest versions of the Arduino IDE are:
1.8.10. When downloading, check the latest version on the official download page.
1.8.10 Arduino IDE version using the following wget command:
sudo wget https://downloads.arduino.cc/arduino-1.8.10-linux64.tar.xz
Navigate to the download directory using the following command:
Execute the following command to extract the downloaded Arduino IDE file.
tar –xf arduino-1.8.10-linux64.tar.xz
When the extraction is complete, go to the extracted directory and enter the following in a terminal:
To install Arduino IDE, execute the following command in the terminal.
After executing the above command, the Arduino IDE has been successfully installed on your Linux system.
Execute the following command to confirm that the Arduino Desktop icon can be accessed from the desktop.
sudo chown linux4one ~/Desktop/arduino-arduinoide.desktop
linux4one Use the system username in the above command.
To launch the Arduino IDE from the desktop icon, or go to.
Activities -> type 'Arduino' Alternatively, you can run the following command in Terminal:
How to install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 18.04 – Arduino IDE
You learned how to install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 18.04. If you have any questions about this, don’t forget to comment below.