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Installing AVR Development Tools on an iMac

November 30, 2019

Setting up an iMac to develop software for the Atmel AVR microcontroller (i.e. Not Arduino) is quite straightforward however you do need to have the Homebrew package manager installed. If you have not got Homebrew then you can install it by opening up a terminal window and entering the following command:- /usr/bin/ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" The AVR development tools can now be installed by entering the following commands in the terminal window:- ... Read more …

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Installing AVR Development Tools on Debian Linux

November 30, 2019

Setting up Debian Linux to develop software for the Atmel AVR microcontroller (i.e. Not Arduino) is quite straightforward and simply involves installed several packages as show below:- sudo apt install binutils sudo apt install gcc-avr sudo apt install avr-libc sudo apt install uisp sudo apt install avrdude Once this has been done a single source file containing an AVR program can be compiled for an AVR microcontroller as follows (update microcontroller to reflect the one you are using):- ... Read more …

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Re-Install AVRDRAGON Firmware

November 30, 2019

My ATMEL AVRDRAGON started responding with “bad response to enter progmode” – Unpluging the device and rebooting the computer didn’t solve the problem. I have seen this error before however I only remembered when I found the solution again – the firmware on the dragon needs to be reflashed – I’m sure there must be another way but this seems to fix it – Hence why I am making a note of it here before it happens again. ... Read more …

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