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pert

https://www.arduino.cc/en/Main/Donate    page is not working. Even the link "Contribute&Download".
Works for me. If you click on the "Just Download" link it should start the download but it won't open any other page. Which version are you attempting to download.

thomasherbig

This is a newbie question.

I just downloaded IDE 1.8.5 on my Mac (10.12.6) for the first time. However, the app will not start properly.

The splash screen appears as expected, but then the app disappears without a trace. The command line shows the following error:

Applications > Arduino.app/Contents/MacOS/Arduino 
java.lang.NullPointerException
   at sun.font.FontDesignMetrics.getDefaultFrc(FontDesignMetrics.java:157)
   at sun.font.FontDesignMetrics.getMetrics(FontDesignMetrics.java:278)
   at sun.java2d.SunGraphics2D.getFontMetrics(SunGraphics2D.java:855)
   at cc.arduino.view.SplashScreenHelper.drawText(SplashScreenHelper.java:93)
   at cc.arduino.view.SplashScreenHelper.splashText(SplashScreenHelper.java:78)
   at processing.app.Base.<init>(Base.java:235)
   at processing.app.Base.main(Base.java:144)

I have the newest Java:

Applications > java -version
java version "9.0.1"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 9.0.1+11)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 9.0.1+11, mixed mode)

I have been unsuccessful finding a solution to this elsewhere. Any suggestions?

Thanks!

thomasherbig

Well, the problem fixed itself. How, I don't know as I didn't do anything further after my post. No automated OS updates, either. It continued to not work for about a day, but then decided that it should run, after all.

I'm happy and a little uneasy at the same time.

Tom

Alvgon

#138
Nov 07, 2017, 11:17 pm Last Edit: Nov 07, 2017, 11:33 pm by Alvgon
I'm also a newbie with Arduino IDE, but had an anoying problem.

I have v1.8.5 instaled and it works flawlessly except in a very small part, i.e.


lcd.setCursor(14,1);               // this sentence doesn't work correctly with any type of LCD I've tested

lcd.setCursor(14, 1);              // this one works perfectly

The problem is the compiler and/or verifier does not detect any type of problem in the first case, but ONE doesn't do what it should.

BTW, this problem is the same in every other sentence that has comma sepparated parameters.

Took me quite some time to pinpoint this problem; and I'm very sure I'm not the only one to suffer it.

Couldn't it be added a check for that damn space after every comma ?

TIA

funrun27

Arduino IDE for Chromebooks:  The latest thread I've found is summer 2016.  Any progress?  Can it be done yet?

pert

There is now a Chrome app for the Arduino Web Editor. You have to pay $0.99/month for it:
https://blog.arduino.cc/2017/07/17/arduino-create-comes-to-chrome-os-devices/

graham641

I have originally been working with UNO Arduino smd edition. Blink has always run correctly. Recently I have been working with DFRobot Mega 2560. I have reselected the device to run on uno. I use port 8 which is selected for. When I try to download the blink program I recieve an error message that I am running the mega2560  even though the software agrees that I am running the UNO.I have disconnected the uno and reconnected it. No change.

pert

I have originally been working with UNO Arduino smd edition. Blink has always run correctly. Recently I have been working with DFRobot Mega 2560. I have reselected the device to run on uno. I use port 8 which is selected for. When I try to download the blink program I recieve an error message that I am running the mega2560  even though the software agrees that I am running the UNO.I have disconnected the uno and reconnected it. No change.
  • Start your own thread. Your problem has nothing to do with this topic so you're not doing any favors to yourself or us by posting here.
  • In that thread, post the full verbose output of the failed upload USING CODE TAGS (</> button on the toolbar).

manasgroup

Hello Sir,

I am using Arduino 1.8.5 when i open it IDE open but i cant write any thing on it.

all IDE are are block.

one more error #include <EPS8226.h> no such file or directory.

plz guide me

ballscrewbob

It may not be the answer you were looking for but its the one I am giving based on either experience, educated guess, google or the fact that you gave nothing to go with in the first place so I used my wonky crystal ball.

pert

I am using Arduino 1.8.5 when i open it IDE open but i cant write any thing on it.

all IDE are are block.
That's very vague but I'll guess the problem can be solved like this:
File > Preferences > Use external editor (uncheck) > OK

one more error #include <EPS8226.h> no such file or directory.
Did you mean ESP8266, not "EPS8226"?

just_a_guy


Recovery from browser crash using online IDE needs to be addressed.
Especially after a Save has been performed. Empty members is not acceptable.

hgvl

Greetings

Ubuntu 64 bit:

running ide 1.8.5 in normal user account it fails , it needs root?

Failing in normal user mode : "downloading platform index".

question: everybody is running root? <- running flawless

Rumburak

Hello!

Im new to the entire topic but I cannot install the ESP8266 Board in Arduino IDE 1.8.4, nor in 1.6.9.

I get the following error:

Error downloading http://downloads.arduino.cc/packages/package_index.json

also:

 Error downloading http://downloads.arduino.cc/packages/package_index.json
java.lang.RuntimeException: java.lang.Exception: Error downloading http://downloads.arduino.cc/packages/package_index.json
   at cc.arduino.contributions.packages.ui.ContributionManagerUI.lambda$onUpdatePressed$19(ContributionManagerUI.java:151)
   at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:745)
Caused by: java.lang.Exception: Error downloading http://downloads.arduino.cc/packages/package_index.json
   at cc.arduino.contributions.DownloadableContributionsDownloader.download(DownloadableContributionsDownloader.java:113)
   at cc.arduino.contributions.packages.ContributionInstaller.download(ContributionInstaller.java:330)
   at cc.arduino.contributions.packages.ContributionInstaller.downloadIndexAndSignature(ContributionInstaller.java:305)
   at cc.arduino.contributions.packages.ContributionInstaller.updateIndex(ContributionInstaller.java:283)
   at cc.arduino.contributions.packages.ui.ContributionManagerUI.lambda$onUpdatePressed$19(ContributionManagerUI.java:147)
   ... 1 more
Caused by: java.net.ConnectException: Connection refused: connect
   at java.net.DualStackPlainSocketImpl.waitForConnect(Native Method)
   at java.net.DualStackPlainSocketImpl.socketConnect(DualStackPlainSocketImpl.java:85)
   at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.doConnect(AbstractPlainSocketImpl.java:350)
   at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.connectToAddress(AbstractPlainSocketImpl.java:206)
   at java.net.AbstractPlainSocketImpl.connect(AbstractPlainSocketImpl.java:188)
   at java.net.PlainSocketImpl.connect(PlainSocketImpl.java:172)
   at java.net.SocksSocketImpl.connect(SocksSocketImpl.java:392)
   at java.net.Socket.connect(Socket.java:589)
   at sun.net.NetworkClient.doConnect(NetworkClient.java:175)
   at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.openServer(HttpClient.java:432)
   at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.openServer(HttpClient.java:527)
   at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.<init>(HttpClient.java:211)
   at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.New(HttpClient.java:308)
   at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.New(HttpClient.java:326)
   at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getNewHttpClient(HttpURLConnection.java:1169)
   at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.plainConnect0(HttpURLConnection.java:1148)
   at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.plainConnect(HttpURLConnection.java:999)
   at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.connect(HttpURLConnection.java:933)
   at cc.arduino.utils.network.FileDownloader.downloadFile(FileDownloader.java:170)
   at cc.arduino.utils.network.FileDownloader.download(FileDownloader.java:128)
   at cc.arduino.contributions.DownloadableContributionsDownloader.download(DownloadableContributionsDownloader.java:111)
   ... 5 more


My computer is Windows 7 64 bit


What do I wrong?

Best regards

Christoph

billrobertson

Hi, I'm something of a newbie on Arduino.
To make things worse, I use either a Macbook2 or an iMac.
When I (try to) load the IDE it always flags the same 2 errors, bot relating to the libraries:-
1:- Standard Libraries not loaded because "can only use names starting with a letter.
2:- Same error message as above.
Can anyone know of this error or a fix.
Thanks in advance.
Bill Robertson

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