Intel® FPGA Software Installation and Licensing

ID 683472
Date 4/09/2024
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2.3.1. Operating System Requirements

For the most up-to-date FPGA software operating system requirements, refer to the Operating System Support page.

The Quartus® Prime software requires:

Table 3.  Prerequisites For All Intel® FPGA Software
OS Prerequisite
Any Linux OS distribution Intel® has tested using GNOME desktop environment and MobaXTerm for remote desktop use. Other tools may work but have not been tested.
Native XServer software
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8 and 9 Install the following RPM packages:
  • X Windows libraries: make, libX11.i686, libXau.i686, libXdmcp.i686, libXext.i686, libXft-devel.i686, libXft.i686, libXrender.i686, libXt.i686, and libXtst.i686
  • For RHEL 8 and 9: ncurses-compat-libs
  • GIMP toolkit: GTK+2
SUSE Linux Enterprise 12 Install the 64-bit library.

Obtain equivalent or substitute packages listed for Red Hat Enterprise Linux or above.

  • Microsoft Visual C++ 2015-2022 Redistributable Package (x64)
    Note: The installation of Quartus® Prime software installs the Microsoft Visual C++ package automatically if not already installed.
  • Install any of the unzipping tools, such as WinZip*, 7-Zip*, or WinRAR*, to extract the tar files if you download combined-files packages.