Install EAGLE 6.6 on Ubuntu 16.04

Install the following packages :

sudo apt-get install libxrender1:i386 libxrandr2:i386 libxcursor1:i386 
sudo apt-get install libfreetype6:i386 libfontconfig1:i386 libxext6:i386 
sudo apt-get install libx11-6:i386 libxi6:i386 libssl1.0.0:i386 libstdc++6:i386 
sudo apt-get install libgcc1:i386 libc6:i386 libc6-i386 libxfixes3:i386 
sudo apt-get install libexpat1:i386 libxcb1:i386 libxdmcp6:i386 libxau6:i386

Make the script executable :

chmod +x eagle-lin-6.6.0.run

Launch the installation script :

sudo ./eagle-lin-6.6.0.run

If, when trying to install eagle on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS 64 bits you encounter the folowing error:

ligne 108: /tmp/eagle-setup.9094/eagle-6.5.0/bin/eagle: No such file or directory. 

This error is due to missing packages and can be resolved by processing the following commands before installing:

sudo apt-get install libssl1.0.0
sudo apt-get install libcrypto++9
sudo apt-get install build-essential perl gcc-multilib
sudo apt-get install ia32-libs lib32z1 lib32z1-dev

Launch the application:

/opt/eagle-6.6.0/bin/eagle

Pin the icon in the launcher.

Edit the desktop file:

gedit ~/.local/share/applications/eagle.desktop

Update the icon by modifying the following line:

Icon=/opt/eagle-6.6.0/bin/eagleicon50.png

Restart the session to get the new icon.

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Last update : 06/11/2018