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Xilinx ISE Install on Fedora 25

Xilinx's ISE hasn't been updated in 4+ years, but I still have some Spartan devices that work just fine for fooling around in VHDL. This post will document what I have to go through to install ISE 14.7 on Fedora 25. Note: please see my post on installing Matlab to get an idea of what prerequisites I have installed prior to attempting this install. Head on over to the Xilinx site to download a copy of ISE. In this case, I am using WebPack. After downloading all 6.5GB for the Linux installer, lets begin. tar -xvf Xilinx_ISE_DS_Lin_14.7_1015_1.tar cd Xilinx_ISE_DS_Lin_14.7_1015_1 sudo ./xsetup Check the boxes if you agree to all the terms and conditions. On the "Select Products to Install" page, be careful. It defaulted to a paid version for me. Make sure to choose the correct version for you.

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Matlab/Simulink 2016a on Fedora 25 Linux

I am still a graduate student (currently finishing up an MBA, about to start another program), and as such I qualify for Mathworks' student license program. I use Matlab for some of my business school needs it's a preference, really as I use Matlab daily at work. But I'm also working on a balance bot, and I'm choosing to develop the control system in Simulink. As such, this post will be a walkthrough for installing Matlab and Simulink on a fresh Fedora 25 install. I do have some packages installed already. I'm going to list what I have previously installed, as I compiled some other software before beginning this installation. YMMV, I'm not sure if they will be necessary. dnf groupinstall "development tools" dnf install wget qt5* cmake libgcrypt-devel dh-autoreconf gcc-c++ First, obviously, head on over to the Matworks site

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Eagle PCB on Fedora 24

Continuing on my previous posts on getting Eagle running on Fedora, let's get Eagle version 7.6.0 (64 bit) running on F24. It is quite a bit easier than in the past! Naturally, go download the Linux installer for Eagle. Symbolic Linking $ sudo ln -s -T /usr/lib64/libssl.so.10 /usr/lib64/libssl.so.1.0.0 $ sudo ln -s -T /usr/lib64/libcrypto.so.10 /usr/lib64/libcrypto.so.1.0.0 That's all the prerequisites! Start the gui installer: $ ./eagle-lin64-7_6_0.run Merry

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