Microchip mplab

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MPLAB is the windows-only version of MPLAB. MPLABX is the version that is multi platform, and also works under linux. MPLAB however is mature, and MPLABX is beta at this moment. The simulator of MPLABX is not yet as good as the simulator of MPLAB.


install wine

# pacman -S wine
# pacman -S wine_gecko

install winetrics

# pacman -S winetrics 

install needed dll's

$ winetricks vcrun6

install MPLAB

Download mplab from the following site: [www.microchip.com [1]]. Scroll to the bottom of the page, and download MPLAB IDE

unzip mplab:

$ unzip MPLAB_IDE_8_83.zip
$ wine setup.exe

MPLAB is installed in the following location: .wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Microchip/MPLAB IDE/Core

Starting MPLAB

$ cd .wine/drive_c/Program Files (x86)/Microchip/MPLAB IDE/Core
$ wine MPLAB.exe

known problems / troubleshooting