New PPA repository

Written for GNU Arm Embedded Toolchain by Thomas Preud'homme on 2016-01-20

For our 2015Q4 GCC 5 release we decided to move from the old PPA maintained by Terry Guo [1] to a team maintained one [2]. We also took advantage of that move to rename the package from gcc-arm-none-eabi to gcc-arm-embedded.


A consequence of that move is that existing users of the old PPA are not automatically upgraded to the 2015Q4 GCC 5 release and need special action to do so:

Step 1: Inside Ubuntu, open a terminal and input
              "sudo add-apt-repository ppa:team-gcc-arm-embedded/ppa"
              to add the new PPA

Step 2: Input "sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:terry.guo/gcc-arm-embedded"
              to remove the old PPA

Step 3: Input "sudo apt-get update" to update apt's database

Step 4: Input "sudo apt-get remove gcc-arm-none-eabi"
              to remove the 2015Q3 GCC 4.9 package

Step 5: Input "sudo apt-get install gcc-arm-embedded"
              to install the 2015Q4 GCC 5 release

These steps only need to be performed once: upgrade to future release will be done automatically after that.

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