Here's my [post] (http://blog.opensensors.io) on installing Arduino on Linux.
Arduino project using:
- Start Arduino Kit from Technology Will Save Us (with Arduino UNO)
- Linker Light Sensor N17DH from Maplin
- [ino tool] (http://inotool.org) to build and upload sketches using the CLI
- Arduino IDE 1.0.1 + upgraded wifishield firmware to solve issues with the wifi shield