Install Eagle In Ubuntu Autodesk inc

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Install Eagle Ubuntu Linux – One of the most popular PCB design applications today is Eagle. Using Linux as the OS in the development of microcontroller electronic devices is the right choice for me.

This article is based on my experience that several times failed to install Eagle linux.

Download Eagle

To be able to do the installation, we must first download the installation package by using the following download button:

Download Eagle CAD For Ubuntu

Open Terminal

After the download is complete, open Terminal and go to your Download folder using command.

cd Downloads/

We will extract it using command:

tar -xf Autodesk_EAGLE_9.6.2_English_Linux_64bit

Now we will move the extracted Eagle folder into the /opt/folder, use the following command:

sudo mv eagle-9.6.2 /opt/

Then we go into the eagle folder which is in the /opt folder.

cd /opt/eagle-9.6.2/

Now install “./eagle” in terminal:


If you getting error like:

./eagle: symbol lookup error: /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/ undefined symbol: xcb_dri3_get_supported_modifiers

Move to the directory …/eagle-9.6.2/lib and Run the command rm libxcb*;

cd lib
rm libxcb*

Now, back to folder “eagle-9.6.2” and Launch Eagle using command ./eagle.

cd ..

You will sea a loading app is appear like this:

Install Eagle In Ubuntu Autodesk inc

Make Desktop Launcher Icon

To be able to make shortcuts appear in the menu, an application is needed to create app shortcuts.

One of the menu editor applications is Alacarte. Please open a terminal, then use the following command:

sudo apt-get install alacarte

How to Add Shortcuts To Menu

Look at the picture above.

  • Click New Item
  • Enter the name of the application in the Name form
  • Navigate the application to the folder where the application is located by clicking Browse
  • Insert the application icon by clicking the icon form on the left
  • Click OK
Install Eagle In Ubuntu Autodesk inc

Now the shortcut app is in the Main Menu.

I hope this Install Eagle In Ubuntu article is useful.

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