Installing AVR libc & gcc toolchain from source on Linux

Introduction Some basic instructions on how get yourself setup to build C/C++ programs for Atmel’s AVR micro-controllers. The will install the following versions: GNU Binutils version 2.26 GNU GCC for AVR version 5.2.0 AVR libC version 2.0.0 Before you start, you need to decide where you would like to install the tool-chain. The default is something like /usr/local which will require root access. If don’t have this, or prefer to install in a non-system location you will need to configure the build system as such.