I only use Linux - haven't used M$ since last century. I also prefer to use my own tools and software wherever possible.
In general, I do not like IDEs. I much prefer the commandline to GUI tools.
I'd like to use the GNU compiler/assembler/debug toolchain.
Does NXP support these preferences?
Depending on the IDE you plan to use is the process you will need to follow, please check the following links for more information about this: