Intel® SoC FPGA Embedded Development Suite User Guide

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2.3.3. Installing Cygwin

  1. Go to the Cygwin website and download the following installer to your computer: https://cygwin.com/setup-x86_64.exe .
  2. Start a Command Prompt as an administrator.
    Figure 2. Cygwin Command Prompt
  3. Change the current directory to cygwin_setup:
    • For Intel® Quartus® Prime Pro Edition software version 20.1:
      cd c:\intelFPGA_pro\20.1\embedded\cygwin_setup\
    • For Intel® Quartus® Prime Standard Edition software version 20.1:
      cd c:\intelFPGA\20.1\embedded\cygwin_setup\
  4. Run the soceds-cygwin-setup.bat executable, passing it the full path to where you downloaded the setup-x86_64.exe installer (in the example below, it is downloaded into your Downloads folder:
    soceds-cygwin-setup.bat %USERPROFILE%\Downloads\setup-x86_64.exe
    The installer application starts:
    Figure 3. Cygwin Setup
    The installer application completes:
    Figure 4. Administrator: Command Prompt