easyC PRO on Ubuntu Linux

I did a quick search to see if anyone has posted this before, and didn’t really find anything besides a locked thread. Sorry if this information is already somewhere else.

I spent some time trying to get easyC PRO to work on Ubuntu tonight, and I thought I’d share how I got it to work.

  • Note: I have not yet tested the USB/Serial adapter with this.

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Step 1: Get Wine 0.9.29 from here. Note that the compiler will not work with 0.9.22.

Step 2: After Wine is installed, download easyC PRO. Run the setup with the command wine /path/to/easyCPro.exe. This works mostly the same as on Windows.

Step 3: After you have easyC PRO installed, you can run it using wine “~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Intelitek/easyC Pro/easyC.exe”

Step 4: At this point, easyC should work normally with one problem - code will not compile. I’m not exactly sure if all of these things need to be done, but before I got it to work I did the following:

  • Rename “~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Intelitek/easyC Pro/#Tools/Frc” to “~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Intelitek/easyC Pro/#Tools/FRC
  • Rename “~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Intelitek/easyC Pro/#Tools/FRC/Api” to “~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Intelitek/easyC Pro/#Tools/FRC/API
  • Rename “~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Intelitek/easyC Pro/#Tools/FRC/API/Api.h” to “~/.wine/drive_c/Program Files/Intelitek/easyC Pro/#Tools/FRC/API/API.h
  • I’m still not sure on why this part had to be done:
    Edit API.h and remove all of the VEX parts from it, and all of the #ifdef _FRC_BOARD and #endif lines associated with them. I’m guessing the compiler may have freaked out with the line breaks on those, but I really don’t know. My copy of API.h that is working is attached.

I think that’s it, but I messed around with this for quite a while so I might have missed a step or two.

Hope this helps.

API.h (9.44 KB)

API.h (9.44 KB)

Nice job guys now you just need to get it working in OSX.

Fire up Parallels, fire up easyC, click Coherence, hide the start bar :rolleyes:

Yeah, thanks sport I didn’t figure that out…:wink:

Mac users can also use boot camp.

I idea is to run inside OSX without purchasing Paralles and then XP.

hi. i just installed easyC pro with the newest version of wine, version 0.9.33. it installed it differently. the command to run it is wine “C:\Program Files\Intelitek\easyC Pro\easyC.exe” i just compiled some code just fine. so idn. maybe there is a problem with wine .29? i didn’t have to change any file names. So hopefully the code loads alright. I guess I’ll find out in atlanta :slight_smile:

We have a new version of easyC Pro / V2 coming out that changes the way easyC compiles it should if anything make it easier to make easyC work in wine. The fix was for non-us versions of windows but I feel it will help linux users. Keep an eye on the Pro website.