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64bit Ubuntu

Created Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:38:09 +0000 by laelfrog


Wed, 17 Aug 2011 00:38:09 +0000

I got the IDE working on 64bit Ubuntu and blogged about it @

I had to:

  1. Get past the librxtx-java and other jni libs
  2. Fix executable permissions issues.
  3. Add 32bit versions of libelf and libreadline6 to /usr/lib32:

Its working now for at least a few examples :-)

Now we just need to get the libs that we use working.


Thu, 18 Aug 2011 02:29:55 +0000


I am very close to a native 64 bit clean .deb compile :)

I am working through the depends right now.

I will share the scripts to make it once I am sure it is all working and I have all the dependencies.


Sun, 21 Aug 2011 05:26:21 +0000

Great news from both posts. I'll be reading through and making some changes to support it in the next few days. Once ready I'll do test builds for review.


Fri, 26 Aug 2011 05:23:56 +0000

As an update,

I have bin-utils, glib and gcc ready as source repos but I need to find the time to patch processing/arduino

Being an uninvolved 3rd party I am being selfish and waiting to see what the time-line is for arduino 1.0 to move forward with that port.

mpeide seems to work fine if you download the source from git and build the system.

I have not tested the IDE a lot as a warning, I am doing most of my work in gcc.

You still need to modify WStrings.cpp as I posted in another thread but this will give you a 64 bit native IDE.