In this example you’ll learn how to make system calls from Arduino* sketches.
System calls are helpful to run commands like you would from a command prompt. You can use system calls to run scripts, configure the system, copy files, etc. It is important to note that when running a command from an Arduino sketch, the command is run as the root user.
What you’ll learn
- How to use Linux* system calls in sketches
Gather your materials
You’ll need the following to complete this tutorial: