@geraldfryjr - Thanks for the Code::Blocks update, I planned to look into that one for this board. Code::Blocks is a good cross-platform IDE. I've used it before on Windows and Linux for AVR work using the Atmel STK600 dev board. Too bad the other tools listed are not available for Linux.
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