Linux installation instructions for Tanner EDA Tools

Version 2

    Linux Installation Requirements

    Your installation requires the following items:

    • A workstation running Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 5 or 6 for the i386 or x86_64 platform.
    • A Windows computer on the same network as the Linux workstations to run the Sentinel License Manager.
    • Hardware lock - This is a small device that attaches to the USB port on your computer.
    • Tanner License Update file - (.TLU extension) should have been sent to you as an e-mail attachment.

    Note: If you do not have administrative rights, you will be prompted to enter the Administrator password.

    • Enter the Administrator password
    • Select the SELinux Tab and change the SELinux Setting to Disable
    • Click OK

    Run the install script

    At the terminal type the following commands and press Enter after each command.

    • su
    • Type your Administrator password
    • cd /media/<DVD Name>/Linux/
    • sh tanner-XXxx-rhel<version>.bin
      Where XXxx is the Tanner Tools version number and <version> is your Red Hat version (either 5 or 6).
    • Select View and click on "Show Hidden Files"
    • Open the .bash_profile file with a text editor
    • Add both export lines displayed at the terminal to the end of the file and save it
    • Logout and Login for the changes to take effect.
    • Type tenv and press Enter
    • Select "All licenses are obtained from one network server"
    • Under "Server 1", please type your server's hostname or IP address

    Run Tanner Tools

    • Select Applications > Accessories > Terminal
    • Type the executable name for the program you want to run and hit Enter.
      • ledit for L-Edit
      • sedit for S-Edit
      • tspice for T-Spice
      • lvs for LVS
      • wedit for W-Edit

    Uninstall Tanner Tools

    To uninstall, delete the /opt/tanner-XXxx-rhel<version> folder and the /opt/tanner symlink, where XXxx is the Tanner Tools version number and <version> is your Red Hat version (either 5 or 6).