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Please, do tell me the procedure to compile and install the GNU arm Toolchain "arm-2010q1-202-arm-none-linux-gnueabi" which I downloaded from codesourcey website.

I could not find the deb packages.

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You probably downloaded a .tar.gz file, which contains the compiled toolchain. In this case, just do something like:

tar xvf arm-2010q1-202-arm-none-linux-gnueabi.tar.gz

Then you should have an arm-2010q1 (or similar) directory. The actual toolchain executables are in the bin subdirectory.

However, if you're looking for an ARM cross-compiler, there is one pre-packaged in Ubuntu, which may be easier to get running. It's in the gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi package - to install it:

sudo apt-get install gcc-arm-linux-gnueabi
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I downloaded arm-2010q1-202-arm-none-linux-gnueabi.src.tar.bz2. It caontains source files for the toolchain. I was asking how to compile it. Well, thanks for the information. –  Chandrabhanu Oct 13 '11 at 10:18
    
Do you really need to compile your own toolchain? It's one of the least fun parts of software development. –  Jeremy Kerr Oct 13 '11 at 14:11
    
May be it is? but anyways I get to learn something and this will help when there will be an urgent need to compile a toolchain. –  Chandrabhanu Oct 28 '11 at 5:59

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