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There are basically three way of installing Contiki and getting started:
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This guide covers installation of Contiki 2.7.
  
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There are basically three way of installing Contiki:
 
* Download Instant Contiki [http://sourceforge.net/projects/contiki/files/Instant%20Contiki/]
 
* Download Instant Contiki [http://sourceforge.net/projects/contiki/files/Instant%20Contiki/]
 
* Download ContikiOS from Sourceforge repository [http://sourceforge.net/projects/contiki/files/latest/download]
 
* Download ContikiOS from Sourceforge repository [http://sourceforge.net/projects/contiki/files/latest/download]
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IMPORTANT: To login in to Instant Contiki: '''username''': ''user'' '''passwork''': ''user''
 
IMPORTANT: To login in to Instant Contiki: '''username''': ''user'' '''passwork''': ''user''
  
== Installing ContikiOS from Sourceforge repository ==
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== Installing ContikiOS 2.7 from its Sourceforge repository ==
  
First step consists of downloading ContikiOS and unzipping it inside your preferred folder.
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This method requires an existing installation of a Linux-based operating system. The guide assumes you are using Ubuntu 12.04 but should still be useful for similar versions.
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Download contiki-2.7.zip from http://sourceforge.net/projects/contiki/files/latest/download
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Unzip the file. For the purposes of this guide, it is assumed that the file is unzipped into /home/user/
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Rename the folder from contiki-2.7 to contiki.
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Run the following command: apt-get install binutils-msp430 gcc-msp430 msp430-libc msp430mcu mspdebug ant openjdk-7-jdk
  
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== Installing ContikiOS from Github repository ==
 
== Installing ContikiOS from Github repository ==

Revision as of 20:29, 31 January 2014

This guide covers installation of Contiki 2.7.

There are basically three way of installing Contiki:

  • Download Instant Contiki [1]
  • Download ContikiOS from Sourceforge repository [2]
  • Clone ContikiOS from Github repository [3]

Installing Contiki using Instant Contiki

This is the easiest way of installing and using ContikiOS. You simply need to download Instant Contiki, which is a virtual machine created with all necessary toolchains and software for Contiki development.

Link to download Instant Contiki: [4]

After downloading Instant Contiki you need also to download either VMWare Player or VirtualBox, if you are using Windows as your host OS. If you use MacOS X you should download VMWare Fusion, instead of VMWare Player.

IMPORTANT: To login in to Instant Contiki: username: user passwork: user

Installing ContikiOS 2.7 from its Sourceforge repository

This method requires an existing installation of a Linux-based operating system. The guide assumes you are using Ubuntu 12.04 but should still be useful for similar versions.

Download contiki-2.7.zip from http://sourceforge.net/projects/contiki/files/latest/download

Unzip the file. For the purposes of this guide, it is assumed that the file is unzipped into /home/user/

Rename the folder from contiki-2.7 to contiki.

Run the following command: apt-get install binutils-msp430 gcc-msp430 msp430-libc msp430mcu mspdebug ant openjdk-7-jdk


Installing ContikiOS from Github repository