Step 5: Settings

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Before you can start doing anything in the Arduino programmer, you must set the board-type and serial port.

To set the board, go to the following:

Tools --> Boards

Select the version of board that you are using. Since I have an Arduino Uno  plugged in, I obviously selected "Arduino Uno."

To set the serial port, go to the following:

Tools --> Serial Port

Select the serial port that looks like:

/dev/tty.usbmodem [random numbers]