Installation Cadsoft Eagle for Ubuntu

*** Warning, 64-bit is not supported by Ubuntu. Please install the 32-bit version. ***

Start by updating all the libraries

sudo apt-get update

Install Missing 32-bit Libraries

sudo apt-get install libxrender1:i386 libxrandr2:i386 libxcursor1:i386 libfreetype6:i386 libfontconfig1:i386 libxext6:i386 libx11-6:i386 libxi6:i386 libssl1.0.0:i386 libstdc++6:i386 libgcc1:i386 libc6:i386 libc6-i386 libxfixes3:i386 libexpat1:i386 libxcb1:i386 libxdmcp6:i386 libxau6:i386

Download the .run File

Here we will create a Folder on Desktop named Eagle. Download the .run file in that folder. Download the .run File

cd Desktop
mkdir Eagle
cd Eagle

Make the .run file executable

First we will make it executable & then run the setup.

chmod a+x

You should see the GUI installation on your screen. Just click on NEXT .. & should be good to go.

Run the program

cd /home/$USER/eagle-7.3.0/bin

Installing Arduino in Ubuntu

Some simple steps:

  • Open Software Centre.
  • Search for Arduino.
  • Install.
  • At startup, accept the message by clicking the ‘Add’ button.
  • Log off and log back on again.
  • Now you can start programming.