Install SPICE on Ubuntu 9.10 64bit Karmic Koala

SPICE (Simulation Program with Integrated Circuit Emphasis) is a analog circuit simulator.

To install on Ubuntu get the .deb files from :
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ngspice/files/

Look for 17.binary.64bit directory.

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ngspice/files/ng-spice-rework/17.binary.64bit/

Download
ngspice_17.0.0-1_amd64.deb
xspice_17.0.0-1_amd64.deb

The both depend on each other so install like

dpkg -i *.deb or
dpkg -i ngspice_17.0.0-1_amd64.deb xspice_17.0.0-1_amd64.deb

Ubuntu repository has a tools called :

1. easyspice - Graphical frontend for SPICE
Install as
sudo apt-get install easyspice
Run as
easy_spice

2. gspiceui - Graphical user interface for gnucap and ngspice
Install as
sudo apt-get install gspiceui
Run as
gspiceui

3. geda - Electronics Design Software - Wikipedia Article
Install as
sudo apt-get install geda

Other tools

1. KJwaves - Frontend for ngspice
http://ngspice.sourceforge.net/kjwaves.html

Tutorials on SPICE

http://www.seas.upenn.edu/~jan/spice/spice.overview.html
http://www.allaboutcircuits.com/vol_5/chpt_7/3.html
https://electronics.wiki.usu.edu/NGSpice
http://bwrc.eecs.berkeley.edu/Classes/icbook/SPICE/
http://www.eecg.toronto.edu/~martin/spice/part1.html

ECAD resource for LINUX

http://linas.org/linux/ecad.html







Last Updated On : 14th April 2010

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