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Windows Installer (.exe)

STEP 1: Download the Pictoblox Installer (.exe) for Windows 7 and above (Release Notes).

  • Download the Pictoblox 6.0.1 Version for Windows
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  • Download the Pictoblox 6.0.0 Version for Windows
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STEP 2: Run the .exe file.

Some of the device gives the following popup. You don’t have to worry this software is harmless. Click on More info and then click on Run anyway

STEP 3: Rest of the Installation is straight forward, you can follow the popup and check on the option appropriate for your need.

Installing PictoBloxYour software is now installed!

macOS Installer

STEP 1: Download the Pictoblox Installer Version 6.0.1 (.dmg)  (Release Notes)..

 

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  • Download the Pictoblox Installer Version 6.0.0 (.dmg).

 

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STEP 2: Run the .dmg file.

Linux Installer

STEP 1: Download the Pictoblox Installer Version 6.0.1 (.deb) for Ubuntu (Linux) (Release Notes).

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STEP 1: Download the Pictoblox Installer Version 6.0.0 (.deb) for Ubuntu (Linux).

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STEP 2: Run the .deb file by clicking it or with the following command:

$: sudo dpkg -i PATH_TO_PICTOBLOX

STEP 3: Add User to the ‘dialout’ group (if not able to connect to the Serial port) with the following command:

$: sudo adduser ${USER} dialout

Your software is now installed!

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Chromebook Installer

STEP 1: Download the Pictoblox Installer (.deb) for Chromebook (Release Notes).

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PictoBlox runs in the Linux environment on Chromebook. To start the Linux environment on Chromebook follow these steps:

  1. Turn On Linux Environment on Chromebook.
    1. Linux is off by default. You can turn it on at any time from Settings.
    2. On your Chromebook, at the bottom right, select the time.
    3. Select Settings ->  Advanced ->  Developers.
    4. Next to “Linux Development Environment,” select Turn On.
    5. Follow the on-screen instructions. Setup can take 10 minutes or more.
    6. A terminal window opens. You have a Debian 10 (Buster) environment. You can run Linux commands, install more tools using the APT package manager, and customize your shell.
    7. Run this command in your terminal : sudo apt update. This will ensure you’re always installing the latest versions of tools in its repository.
  2.  Start PictoBlox on Chromebook.
    1. Upon doing the above steps successfully, Linux environment will be installed in your system and Linux files folder will be created in your My files with your allocated space. You can now install PictoBlox using any of the following methods.
    2. Installation using terminal:
      1. Copy the downloaded (.deb) file from Downloads folder to Linux files folder.
      2. Open the Linux terminal from applications and run the command:  sudo dpkg -i PictoBlox_6.0.1_amd64_chromebook.deb
    3. Manual Installation:
        1. You can just double-click on the deb file, which will ask you to install this package using Linux.Please click on Install with Linux option and your installation will start.
    4. If the installation fails due to some reason, please open the Linux terminal and type this command : sudo apt  –fix-broken install and continue the installation.
  3. Access the serial port on Chromebook
    1. To access the serial port follow these steps:
      1. First, connect quarky (or any supported board) through the serial port.
      2. You will get a notification to connect that device to Linux. Select that option. Alternatively, you can also go to settings, search Linux USB preferences, and enable the serial connection.
      3. You will be able to use boards through the serial connection.
  4. Access Bluetooth & Webcam in Chromebook (Beta)
    1. To access Bluetooth and Webcam in Chromebook, you will have to use Chromebook Link.
    2. To connect boards over Bluetooth, select the board in PictoBlox and go to the Bluetooth tab, you will be redirected to Chromebook Link or alternatively, you can also go to Chromebook Link and then click Connect to search for available devices. Once you find your board, connect it and go back to PictoBlox software. Now, you will be able to use your board over Bluetooth.
    3. To use Camera in PictoBlox software, first go to Chromebook Link and click on ‘Enable Camera’ option.You will be able to see the video feed on the Chromebook Link page. You can now go back to PictoBlox software and use camera.
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