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Downloaded the relevant packages from slackbuild for 13.37 and compiled them;
As root changed the permissions for /var/lock -
chmod u+rwx,g+rwx,o+rwxt /var/lock
. This got over this problem
"please see: How can I use Lock Files with rxtx? in INSTALL check_group_uucp(): error testing lock file creation Error details:Permission deniedcheck_lock_status: No permission to create lock file."
As my id went to kde->Applications->System->User Manager and added the group dialout to my id. I did not have to change the permissions, using udev or otherwise, for /dev/ttyACM0 as adding the group dialout to my id was sufficient. Permissions out of the box were
crw-rw---- 1 root dialout 166, 0 Feb 28 17:47 ttyACM0
As my id changed this line in ~/.arduino/preferences.txt
That was all. Hope this helps. I'll do an install on my other machine to make sure I've not missed out a step here.