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MPLAB IDE

Application Details:

Version: 8.x
License:
URL: http://www.microchip.com/
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Garbage
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.7.27

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What works

Installation.

Importing .cod files generated by SDCC (native C compiler for MCUs, including PIC microcontrollers)

Programming of a PIC18F2520 device, using a PICSTART+ compatible programmer (Olimex PIC-MCP-USB, using ZIF socket). The microcontroller was verified to work properly.

What does not

Graphical errors in the GUI - the text is rendered with surrounding white background boxes, but in general it does not cause problems.

Workarounds

What was not tested

Built-in assembler or C compiler
Debugging
Using other programmers, like PICkit2/3
Updating programmer's firmware

Hardware tested

Graphics:

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  • Driver:

Additional Comments

In order to use the Olimex PIC-MCP-USB programmer, I had to enable FTDI USB/Serial adapter kernel module (CONFIG_USB_SERIAL_FTDI_SIO=m). After attaching the programmer to the USB socket, /dev/ttyUSB0 should appear. This device needs to be made available to Wine as COM1: ln -s /dev/ttyUSB0 ~/.wine/dosdevices/com1 Moreover, the user should have read/write rights to it: chmod 666 /dev/ttyUSB0 After that you can start MPLAB, select programmer device "PICSTART+" and PIC device and enable the programmer. Now you can erase, read and program the MCU.

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Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
Workaround?
RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Sep 28 20141.7.27No Not installable GarbageAndres Correa Casablanca 
CurrentGentoo LinuxMar 15 20121.4Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint DebianJan 21 20111.3.10Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowLinux Mint 9 "Isadora"Oct 24 20101.2.1Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 10.04 "Lucid" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Oct 05 20101.3.4Yes Yes SilverDuke Lee 

Known Bugs

Bug # Description Status Resolution Other apps affected
8406 MPLab 7.60 installer: InstallShield out-of-proc COM server 'IDriver.exe' doesn't terminate NEW View

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HowTo / Notes

Note
The newest version is built on Netbeans (Java) so a Linux native version was released too. Now there's practically no reason to use these legacy versions in Wine. (Thanks, Microchip developers!)

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