Quartus 17.0 Prime install on Fedora 26

After installling Quartus on a x86_64 fedora 26, I fell upon the lib12.so.0 error. $ quartus quartus: error while loading shared libraries: libpng12.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory The simple solution is $ sudo dnf install libpng12-devel.i686 Unfortunately I was not unable to program the bitstream on the fpga, thus […]

Modelsim Intel-Altera 10.5c on Fedora26

This blog post is about how to run Modelsim Intel-Altera 10.5c on Fedora 26¬†(4.12.13-300.fc26.x86_64) after its installation. Modelsim Intel-Altera 10.5c comes with intelFPGA_pro 17.0. First install the 32-bit libraries. $ sudo dnf install glibc.i686 zlib.i686 bzip2-libs.i686 libXft.i686 libXext.i686 ncurses-compat-libs.i686 Download the freetype of el7 from here and copy the so files to modelsim’s internal directory. […]

the missing -ldl

[sourcecode] export CFLAGS="%{optflags} -ldl -lpthread" [/sourcecode] to fix [sourcecode] /usr/bin/ld: dynload.o: undefined reference to symbol¬† ‘dlsym@@GLIBC_2.2.5’ /usr/bin/ld: note: ‘dlsym@@GLIBC_2.2.5’ is defined in DSO /lib64/libdl.so.2 so try adding it to the linker command line /lib64/libdl.so.2: could not read symbols: Invalid operation collect2: ld returned 1 exit status [/sourcecode]

Restoring Electronics-menu in Gnome3

With Gnome 3 shipped with Fedora 15, the menu “electronics” is no longer available on Fedora 15’s gnome-menu. It was rather annoying for me, as this custom “Electronics” menu remained the first thing that non-linux users would look at if they want to embrace Free(Fedora) Electronic Lab. Finally, I found how to fix it. It […]