Did not work:
- Installed Centos 32 bit OS.
- We realized that Cadence need CentOS 64 bit OS .
To find the OS and CPU do
- Installed Centos 64 bit OS KDE version. Download LiveCD version with KDE or other desktop (we did KDE)
- Somehow we changed KDE to Gnome version of CentOS.
|# yum -y groups install “GNOME Desktop”
Note: If you want to install a KDE version please use the following command:
|# yum -y groups install “KDE Plasma Workspaces”
Below link will help you to install various Desktops:
- We installed CentOS 7.4
To check what version of Centos you have use the following command:
- We used Iscape to install all the packages needed for Cadence.
- Unzip and untar the file in a directory
- tar -zxvf IScape04.23-s012lnx86.t.Z
This will open up a GUI:
Iscape is a user interface where we can install packages by giving a control file. This control file will have all the packages and will automatically download , install and configure the packages you want.
This is little tricky. When you load in the control file
- Search and give control file
In our case the control file was called
In installing we got many errors and we were not able to install the complete package.
Install the latest of everything i.e. HotFix if available
- The directory of downloads and installs is
|We missed the name of the user so we created another userWe added something to be able to use the UI to add a user.
# sudo yum -y install system-config-users
We need to configure the licenses.
To run Cadence:
Start terminal and type