Is the Astrom ISO Debuggy As Far As Adding New Software Via The Gui?

Good Morning All,

I’m using the stock Astrom ISO on my beagleboard xM. I tried to load new software like the Arduino IDE to the GUI, but once downloaded, either it can’t open the file (JAVA type software) or the extractor software doesn’t really work. I noticed a lot of folks out there with simliar difficulties. Should I drop Anstrom and use another distro like Unbuntu? Basically, I want to run the Arduino IDE platform from the beagleboard xM, Please advise. Thank you.

Mike Simpson