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Installing STM32CubeProgrammer on Ubuntu 18.04

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Installing STM32CubeProgrammer on Ubuntu 18.04


Download the STM32CubeProgrammer (at the time of writing this text, version 2.6.0 was the latest): https://www.st.com/en/development-tools/stm32cubeprog.html

Uncompress the archive file:

cd ~/Downloads
unzip en.stm32cubeprg-lin_v2-6-0.zip


STM32CubeProgrammer 01.png


Create a destination directory for STM32CubeProgrammer on your computer:

mkdir ~/STM32MPU
mkdir ~/STM32MPU/STM32CubeProgrammer

Execute the installer SetupSTM32CubeProgrammer-2.6.0.linux.

./SetupSTM32CubeProgrammer-2.6.0.linux

Select ~/STM32MPU/STM32CubeProgrammer as the destination directory:


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After the installation is finished add the STM32CubeProgrammer binary directory to your PATH environment variable:

export PATH=~/STM32MPU/STM32CubeProgrammer/bin:$PATH
source ~/.bashrc

To check if the software is working, type:

STM32_Programmer_CLI -l usb


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Although the STM32CubeProgrammer is installed, to activate the access to the USB port, you need to proceed the following commands:

sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0-0
cd ~/STM32MPU/STM32CubeProgrammer/Drivers/rules
sudo cp *.* /etc/udev/rules.d/


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How to flash the eMMC memory in the VisionSOM-MP1 module is described here: https://wiki.somlabs.com/index.php/Installing_OpenSTLinux_on_VisionSOM-STM32MP1_with_eMMC_memory

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