This article covers different methods to install the Arduino IDE on Debian system. To get the latest version of Arduino IDE, simply go for installation via tarball and snap. If you prefer an older release of Arduino, go for installation via apt.
Arduino boards are able to read inputs – light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message – and turn it into an output – activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something online. You can tell your board what to do by sending a set of instructions to the microcontroller on the board.
To do so you use the Arduino programming language (based on Wiring), and the Arduino Software (IDE), based on Processing.”
To Install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu:
1. Execute the command:
$ sudo apt install Arduino
2. You will be provided with Y/N option, press y to continue.
3. Now wait for a while until the installation of Arduino IDE is completed.
To Launch Arduino IDE:
To launch Arduino IDE application on your system, hit the super key and in the search bar that appears, type Arduino. When the Arduino IDE icon appears, click on it to launch.
You will see the default view of Arduino IDE.