Altera ByteBlaster II Driver for Linux

You must install the Altera® ByteBlaster II download cable driver before you can use the cable to program devices with the Quartus® II software.

You must have root privileges to install the ByteBlaster II download cable driver.

This procedure is described in the ByteBlaster II Download Cable User Guide (PDF) in the section called "Installing the Driver on a Linux System." Refer to that document for installation instructions.