CodeSpace on Linux

CodeSpace runs great on Linux! You just need to install Chrome or Chromium browser, and enable the USB device access. Details are shown below:


1. Install Chrome

There are two options here - either one will work just fine for CodeSpace:


Chromium open source browser

> sudo apt install chromium-browser


or Chrome Download from Google

go to and download/install the package for your Linux distribution.


2. Add a UDEV Rule for the microbit WebUSB interface

a) Use your favorite text editor to create a file:


b) Edit that file to contain the following:

c) Signal udevd to reload the rules
sudo udevadm control --reload

sudo udevadm trigger


3. Enjoy CodeSpace on Linux!