Linux installation instructions for Tanner EDA Tools

Document created by guy_wettstein on Oct 5, 2015Last modified by guy_wettstein on Dec 9, 2015
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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).