How to Install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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How to Install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

The Arduino platform provides easy-to-use software and hardware that is open-source and free. Arduino is designed to facilitate the creation of interactive objects or environments for artists, designers, hobbyists, or anyone who wants to create interactive objects and environments. Arduino IDE allows developers to write code and upload it to Arduino boards. IDE is compatible with a variety of operating systems such as Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. It supports C and C++ programming languages. Let’s get started with the installation.

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Our example is based on an Ubuntu instance with GUI installed. Here is a link that will guide you to installing Ubuntu’s GUI if you do not already have it installed.




Now open your terminal and run the following commands to update your system.



# apt-get update && apt-get upgrade -y






Step 1: Download Arduino Package







Visit the official website for the latest Package. 




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Step 2: Install Arduino IDE






When the package is successfully downloaded, extract it into the downloads folder. If you navigate to the extracted folders, you will see a file named This should be installed through the terminal.



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Browse to the folder where is installed using the cd command and run the following command to install the Arduino IDE:



# sudo ./
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Step 3: Launch Arduino IDE






Upon successful installation, verify that the Arduino IDE icon appears in the Application menu and open it. 


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Your Ubuntu instance now contains the Arduino IDE, which has been successfully installed. It is our hope that you have enjoyed this article.

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