Arduino Serial Port Issue


Hi!

While I was experimenting with Arduino and SparkFun’s MPU6050, I came across the usual problem of Serial port being grayed out in Arduino IDE. Earlier I always ignored the problem and restarting the system used to work for majority of the time. This time however, I was determined to find a solution. After experimenting a bit I realized that this command works the best:

sudo usermod -a -G tty yourUserName

Well this works for Linux / Ubuntu users. If you are a Windows user, you may help yourself by erasing Windows completely and installing Linux.

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One comment

  1. It barely happens that you plug in your Arduino and the port no. pops up!
    I was lucky! 😉

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