HowTo: Papilio Loader GUI on Linux

The Papilio Loader Java GUI now runs on Linux. See how to install and run for yourself, this tutorial is for Ubuntu Linux.

  1. Download the Linux tar file from Gadget Factory download section and extract to your directory of choice.
  2. Ensure that libftdi-dev and the Java SDK is installed.
    1. In ubuntu do the following command:
      1. sudo apt-get install libftdi-dev default-jdk
  3. Navigate to the directory containing the downloaded install package.
  4. Run the installer
    1. ./
  5. Two executables will now be available on the path:
    1. papilio-prog – The command line Papilio programmer
    2. papilio-loader-gui – The Java GUI

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