how do i install gcc-arm-none-eabi-8-2018-q4-major-linux.tar.bz2 in ubuntu 18

how do i install  gcc-arm-none-eabi-8-2018-q4-major-linux.tar.bz2 in ubuntu 18.

I have unzipped it to a directory as explained but I couldn't use it.

any help, thanks

  • Hi jenewari,

    How are you trying to use it by the way?

    After decompressing you can just check version of the compiler as a start:

    $HOME/Downloads/gcc-arm-none-eabi-8-2018-q4-major $ bin/arm-none-eabi-gcc --version
    arm-none-eabi-gcc (GNU Tools for Arm Embedded Processors 8-2018-q4-major) 8.2.1 20181213 (release) [gcc-8-branch revision 267074]
    Copyright (C) 2018 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
    This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is NO
    warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
    

    Machine used for reference:

    $ lsb_release -a
    No LSB modules are available.
    Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
    Description:	Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS
    Release:	18.04
    Codename:	bionic