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KDS Installation on Ubuntu

Question asked by Robert Bruce on Jan 3, 2017
Latest reply on Mar 14, 2017 by

I am installing KDS on Ubuntu.  The intent is to develop software for FRDM-KW41Z.  I have followed the LInux installation instructions in the Kinetis Design Studio 3.2.0 Release Notes.


xxx@bill-ThinkPad-T440:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 14.04.5 LTS
Release: 14.04
Codename: trusty


xxx@bill-ThinkPad-T440:~/Projects$ ls kin*
xxx@bill-ThinkPad-T440:~/Projects$ sudo dpkg -i kinetis-design-studio_3.2.0-1_amd64.deb
(Reading database ... 853393 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack kinetis-design-studio_3.2.0-1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking kinetis-design-studio (3.2.0) over (3.2.0) ...
Setting up kinetis-design-studio (3.2.0) ...

* Warning: This package includes the GCC ARM Embedded toolchain, *
* which is built for 32-bit hosts. If you are using a *
* 64-bit system, you may need to install additional *
* packages before building software with these tools. *
* *
* For more details see: *
* - KDS_Users_Guide.pdf:"Installing Kinetis Design Studio". *
* - The Kinetis Design Studio release notes. *
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.10.1-0ubuntu2) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.1+14.04.20140409-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.54ubuntu1.1) ...
xxx@bill-ThinkPad-T440:~/Projects$ cd /opt/Freescale
xxx@bill-ThinkPad-T440:/opt/Freescale$ ls -l

total 0


I am expecting to find the installed files in /opt/Freescale, but it's empty.