Intel® FPGA Software Installation and Licensing

ID 683472
Date 4/09/2024
Document Table of Contents Modifying the Installer Settings

The Settings dialog allows you to overwrite the default installer settings. It is set to the following default values:
  • Use default proxy settings is enabled to retrieve your system's proxy settings.
  • Number of parallel download threads (1-6) is set to 4.
  • Retry duration (0 -10000 in minutes) is set to 60 minutes.
  • Installer Platforms defaults to the platform your system is currently running on.
Figure 3.  Quartus® Prime Installer Settings GUI

Follow these instructions to modify the installer settings:

  • You can use the Test Internet Connection button to confirm if your system is connected to an active Internet connection.
    If the installer cannot detect your Internet connection, select the Manually configure proxy setting option to set up your proxy settings and establish an Internet connection manually. The installer cannot progress until it detects the Internet connection. For information about the accepted values for the proxy server, refer to
    Note: If you are behind a firewall, ensure that you do not have no_proxy variable set in your system.
  • In the Number of parallel download threads (1-6) field, enter a value between 1 and 6 to modify the number of threads.
  • In the Retry duration (0 - 10000 in minutes) field, you can customize the retry duration if your Internet connection interrupts or is unstable. You can enter a value between 0 and 10000 minutes. You can stop the retries within the retry period.
  • You can select Linux or Windows platform, and the installer downloads files relevant to the chosen platform.
    Note: If you are downloading for a platform other than the one your system is running on, the Auto install after download option in the main GUI is disabled with a tooltip that shows why it is disabled.