After having installed Netbeans 7.0.1+dfsg1-5ubuntu2 I found that I cannot open old projects. Netbeans will find list the project directories, but will not open the projects. The solution is quite simple.Continue reading Netbeans cannot open old / existing project
This is a summary of the steps involved in setting up development tools under Linux for Microchip PIC microcontrollers.
I have created Ubuntu Trusry packages for the most recent versions of gputils, psim and sdcc, and also updated the MPLAB X toolchain plugin for sdcc.Continue reading Install or update mplabx, gputils, gpsim and sdcc
After having installed Ubuntu Linux 14.04 on an Apple Mac I found that the keyboard layout was not quite correct, e.g. function keys were not easily accesible and some characters were missing. The changes below will turn the keyboard into a keyboard with standard PC layout.Continue reading Apple keyboard with Linux
The Microchip MPLabX IDE, IPE and XC8 packages need additional 32-bit libraries and so their installation is slightly more involved than just running the installer scripts.Continue reading Microchip MPLabX installation on 64-bit Ubuntu system