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Ubuntu Development Environment

The standard install for Linux development is Ubuntu 16.04 18.04 LTS. This can be downloaded from Ubuntu 16.04 LTS Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. A virtual machine can be created using VMWare Player. After installing VMWare Player and Ubuntu, You will have to install the following packages to develop software on the VM.

  • git
  • cmake
  • gcc
  • g++
  • python
  • vim (or the editor of your choice)
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install git cmake vim
sudo apt-get install gcc g++
sudo apt-get install python

GCC/G++ version for 18.04 defaults to 7. Dephy users are running version 6. To install, perform the following steps.

sudo apt-get install gcc-6 g++-6

Configuring Ubuntu

The following should be performed to configure Ubuntu for ease of use:

git config --global user.email "you@example.com"
git config --global user.name "Your Name"

Adding Qt to Ubuntu

Download the Qt creator from the web. You can find it here.

Install it by performing the following steps. You will need to create an account on the Qt web site.

pushd ~/Downloads
chmod +x qt-unified-linux-x64-3.0.6-online.run

The installer will download and install the software.

ubuntudeveenvironment.txt · Last modified: 2019/03/07 23:01 by dtscbs