Outdated arduino package?

Michael Hall mhall119 at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 26 21:58:49 UTC 2016

If you are on 16.04 I have a Snap package of the Arduino IDE 1.6.9 I can
share with you. I'm working on getting it into the snap store.

Michael Hall
mhall119 at ubuntu.com

On 07/23/2016 11:02 AM, Starbeamrainbowlabs wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm emailing to ask about the official arduino package in the Ubuntu
> repositories. It's currently at version 1.0.5, yet the latest version on
> the arduino website is version 1.6.9. It looks like this package hasn't
> been updated since ~May 2013.
> I looked at setting up my own ppa on launchpad and repackaging the
> arduino IDE myself, but instructions I found were so horrendously
> complicated and mentioned so many things that I hadn't heard of (and I'm
> fairly confident in a terminal) I've given up :(
> Is it possible to have the arduino package in the official Ubuntu ppa
> for xenial updated please? If not, I'm open to having another go at
> packaging it myself, but I currently can't find any tutorials out there
> that explain the process adequately.
> Many thanks,
> Starbeamrainbowlabs (keybase.io/sbrl <https://keybase.io/sbrl>)

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