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README to help setting up dev environment
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+ATMega Skeleton: Skeleton libraries for AVR ATmega boards such as the arduino.
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+Helping out with ATMega Skeleton
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+To contribute, get started with the following:
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+- Fork the project and start hacking.
+- Make a pull request.
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+Setting up a dev environment
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+You will need avr-gcc toolchain, make and some other packages.
+On a Debian clone following will install the build-essentials.
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+ $ sudo apt-get install make gcc-avr binutils-avr avr-libc
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+Optionally you can install "avrdude" an AVR controller programming tool:
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+ $ sudo apt-get install avrdude libusb-dev
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+The following might help:
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+- [Detailed help for setting up AVR Dev Environment] [avr_gcc_howto]
+- [How to setup and use avrdude] [avrdude_howto]
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+[avr_gcc_howto]: http://www.nongnu.org/avr-libc/user-manual/install_tools.html
+[avrdude_howto]: http://www.ladyada.net/learn/avr/avrdude.html

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