Saturday, August 17, 2013

Instant Contiki 2.6.1 Available

A new version of Instant Contiki is has just been posted and is available for download below. Heads up: the Instant Contiki download is about 2 Gb large.

Instant Contiki is an Ubuntu-based virtual machine that takes away the complexity of starting to develop software for Contiki: Instant Contiki contains all the compilers and tools needed for Contiki development in a single file download. No need to install any complex software or tool chains beyond VMWare Player.

This version of Instant Contiki contains the following:
  • msp430-gcc 4.7.0 20120322
  • avr-gcc (GCC) 4.5.3
  • arm-none-eabi-gcc (Sourcery G++ Lite 2008q3-66) 4.3.2
  • SDCC : mcs51 3.3.1 #8804 (Aug  6 2013)
  • cc65 V2.13.9
  • java version 1.7.0_25

How do you install and use Instant Contiki? Read all about it here!


  1. thats a great news, but is it possible to upgrade to 2.6.1 from the existing system. because downloading and setting up the whole system again is cumber sum.

    1. Probably, this post will answer your query.

  2. How about running contiki on an RFDuino?

  3. msp430-gcc command not found when I compiled examples.

  4. how to port contiki os in raspberry pi? can anyone help me out for this.

  5. hey, did u get any help with respect to your question


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