As mentioned in my previous post I have recently started using a Planck keyboard. The Planck uses Open Source firmware and customizing the firmware is a key part of making a keyboard that suits the user.
Compiling QMK on Linux requires the installation of a couple of packages. Below
is a screen cast of this process. This was done on an AWS Lightsail instance
running Debian Linux. The default Lightsail Debian image has the
build-essential package pre-installed. Add this to the
apt-get install ...
line if required. The screen cast shows: