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Altera Design Suite v9.0 for Windows
Includes Quartus® II Subscription Edition Software v9.0 (with MegaCore® IP Library), Nios® II Embedded Design Suite, and ModelSim®-Altera® Starter Edition v6.4a for Quartus II software v9.0
Windows Vista (32/64 bit) and Windows XP (32/64 bit)
Altera Design Suite v9.0 for Linux
Includes Quartus II Subscription Edition Software v9.0 (with MegaCore IP Library), Nios II Embedded Design Suite, and ModelSim-Altera Starter Edition v6.4a for Quartus II software v9.0
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0 and 5.0 (32/64 bit), SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 (32/64 bit), CentOS 4.0 and 5.0 (32/64 bit)
To use the Nios II Processor Embedded Design Suite (EDS), you must first install Quartus II software.
Recommended Linux Download and Installation Instructions
Download the software you want to install, such as the Quartus II Software, Nios II EDS, and ModelSim-Altera software.
Ensure there is sufficient free disk space to contain copies of the uncompressed versions of these files.
Extract the Quartus II software for Linux workstations using the following command:
tar xvf 90_quartus_linux.tar
Execute the 'quartus/linux/install' script (extracted relative to the current directory).
Follow the same procedure for each additional software, making sure to target the same base installation directory (e.g. /usr2/altera) each time so that each tool is at the same relative location.
Select the appropriate options in the installation script to install the software.
Windows Vista (32 bit and 64 bit)
Windows XP (32 bit and 64 bit)
Windows XP Professional x64 Edition
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 (32 bit and 64 bit)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 (32 bit and 64 bit)
SUSE Linux Enterprise 9 (32 bit and 64 bit)
CentOS 4 (32 bit and 64 bit)
CentOS 5 (32 bit and 64 bit)
A full installation of the Altera Complete Design Suite version 9.0 requires approximately 6.5 GB of available disk space on the drive or partition where you are installing the Altera Complete Design Suite and approximately 30 MB of available space on the drive that contains your TEMP directory (Windows only).
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