Being new to Linux this was a bit of a task for me. So I thought I would post what I did to get up and running. I hope this might help some other noobs.

 

Thanks

 

 

 

I am using ubuntu version: 
Linux ubuntu 2.6.32-24-generic #43-Ubuntu SMP Thu Sep 16 14:17:33 UTC 2010 i686 GNU/Linux 

You are using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS - the Lucid Lynx 

 

sudo apt-get install git-core

 

Follow Instrutions at url:

 http://www.gumstix.net/Documentation/view/Overo-Setup-and-Programming/Setting-up-a-build-environment/109.html

 

(Watch your spelling – Read Carefully)

 

BUT  -- Before you do your First Build you will need the following Installed:

 

sudo apt-get install texinfo

sudo apt-get install subversion

sudo apt-get install help2man

sudo apt-get install cvs

sudo apt-get install texi2html

sudo apt-get install diffstat

sudo apt-get install chrpath

sudo aptitude install build-essential     ß- Installs the C++ complier

sudo apt-get install python-psyco   (JIT compiler)

sudo apt-get install libglib2.0-dev

 

bitbake omap3-console-image

 

Then follow the instructions at: http://www.gumstix.net/wiki/index.php?title=GPIO_Event_Driver