No, I used an example to test things after my normal projects only would compile but not upload.
FYI heres a full project-folderpath
Ive tried something else. I setup a virtualbox with a standard Ubuntu 17.10 iso and … got the same problems. I also created a virtualbox with a 32bit Lubuntu setup and in that setup I was able to upload.
When I execute pio device list from within Vscode or Atom I get no devices listed at all. When I run the same command outside vscode/atom it shows my device. It looks as if the environment of vscode and atom are shielded