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       ROCK Pi 4 >  Development >  Setting Up Visual Studio For ROCK Pi 4 


Install all the recommended packages

  • Compilers:
   $ sudo apt-get install build-essential
  • Required:
   $ sudo apt-get install cmake git libgtk2.0-dev pkg-config libavcodec-dev libavformat-dev libswscale-dev gdb

Install ssh server

  • Install ssh server:
  $ sudo apt install openssh-server
  • Start-up ssh server:
 $ sudo systemctl start ssh.service 

On Windows PC

Install visual studio

Slected 'linux development with C++' lable on visual studio installer.


Create a new linux project

Launch visual studio and click File->New->Project and then select Visual C++->Cross Platform->Empty Project such as:

New project.png

Configure for new project and test it

Select solution platforms to ARM 64:


Add a C hello world file:

  #include <stdio.h>
  int main(int argc, char **argv)
          printf("Hello world!\n");
          return 0;

Click 'Start' button and then configue your ROCK Pi connect configuration and run hello world on your ROCK Pi:

Start button.png

Ssh configure.png

Hello world.png

Configure libmraa