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
wget http://web.cadsoft.de/ftp/eagle/program/7.3/eagle-lin32-7.3.0.run

Make the .run file executable

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

chmod a+x eagle-lin32-7.3.0.run
./eagle-lin32-7.3.0.run

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
./eagle

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.