Privileged access to your Linux system as root or via the sudo command.
# - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
$ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
How to install Arduino IDE on Ubuntu 20.04 step by step instructions
Open up a terminal window and use the snap command to install Arduino IDE on your Ubuntu 20.04 desktop. To do so execute the command below:
$ sudo snap install arduino
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The Arduino IDE can now be started from your Activities top left menu.
Simply search for arduino and click on a relevant Arduino icon.