Launchpad MSP430G2

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Follow these steps in order to use Energia for the Launchpad MSP-EXP430G2 board.

Install package java-rxtx from the official repositories.

Create a udev rule:


Create dialout group:

# groupadd dialout

Add your user to groups lock, uucp and dialout:

# usermod -a -G lock,uucp,dialout $(whoami)

Download energia for your architecture (32bit or 64bit) from and decompress it.

Change directory to the folder lib:

$ cd ./energia-0101E0012/lib/

Create a backup of these files (or delete them):

$ mv
$ mv
$ mv RXTXcomm.jar RXTXcomm.jar.bak

Create links to the Arch Linux version of java-rxtx:

$ ln -s /usr/lib/ ""
$ ln -s /usr/lib/ ""
$ ln -s /usr/share/java/rxtx/RXTXcomm.jar "RXTXcomm.jar"

Reboot (or restart udev, log out and log in).

Plug your launchpad and start energia.