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Install Modelsim in Ubuntu

Updates (23/09/14): The steps given below are for 32-bit version of Ubuntu. To install Modelsim on 64 bit Ubuntu, please refer to this link. 

What is Modelsim?

  • Modelsim is a hardware simulation and debug environment primarily targeted at smaller ASIC and FPGA design (Ref)

How do I install it?

  • Download Modelsim Linux edition from here 
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  • Go to the download location of the .run file and type chmod +x ModelSimSetup-13.1.0.162.run
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  • Use the command ./ModelSimSetup-13.1.0.162.run install Modelsim

 How do I start Modelsim? 

  • Change your directory to ‘Location_where_you_installed_Modelsim‘/altera/13.1/modelsim_ase/linuxaloem 
  • Type ./vsim

 Verified on: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS

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