How to install multiple releases of Digi Embedded Linux(DEL) together

Default DEL installation folder is /usr/local/DigiEL-x.y and should not be installed as root.

Digi Embedded Linux package comes with an Eclipse based IDE 'Digi ESP' .
Digi has tested Digi ESPs on -
  • 5.2 on Kubuntu 8.10
  • 5.6,5.7 on Kubuntu 10.04.1
  • 5.9 on Kubuntu 12.04.1
Only the above mentioned Digi ESP-OS combinations are officially supported.

5.7 is already installed and going to install 5.9 in parallel.
Kubuntu username is : testuser
  • Open a Terminal in Kubuntu
  • cd to /usr/local
  • execute sudo mkdir /usr/local/DigiEL-5.9
  • execute sudo chwon testuser:testuser /usr/local/DigiEL-5.9
  • Now install DEL 5.9 to /usr/local/DigiEL-5.9
Last updated: Jun 21, 2019

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