Quartus on 64 Bit Linux

VMWare setup

Install virtual Debian system from debian-7.0.0-amd64-netinst.iso.

Minimal installation

In the install process you have only selected

  • SSH server

You have created user “root” and user “fritz”. Login as root.

apt-get install sudo
adduser fritz sudo
exit

The login as user “fritz” and continue below

Desktop installation

Login as “fritz”. Open a terminal. Login as superuser root.

su 
adduser fritz sudo
exit

VMWare Tools

Mount the vmware tools CDROM iso Virtuelle Maschine→VMWare Tools neu installieren

Manual mount of the CDROM for the minimal system:

sudo mount /dev/cdrom /media/cdrom
cd /media/cdrom
cp VMwareTools-9.2.2-893683.tar.gz /tmp

cd /tmp
tar -xvzf VMwareTools-9.2.2-893683.tar.gz
cd vmware-tools-distrib

sudo apt-get install build-essential linux-headers-amd64

sudo ./vmware-install.pl --clobber-kernel-modules=vmhgfs,vmxnet,vmblock,vmci,vsock,vmxnet3,pvscsi,vmmemctl

Install 32Bit Libraries

Quartus and Modelsim require 32Bit Libraries which are not installed by default.

Enable multiple architectures (32 Bit / 64 Bit)

sudo dpkg --add-architecture i386
sudo apt-get update

Install the 32Bit libraries

sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libpng12-0:i386 libfreetype6:i386 libsm6:i386 libxrender1:i386 libfontconfig1:i386 libxext6:i386 libxft2:i386 libncurses5:i386

Now continue with the Quartus installation

  • quartus_on_64bit_linux.txt
  • Last modified: 2014/10/06 22:46
  • by beckmanf