Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Quite Universal Circuit Simulator (QUCS) is an open-source circuit simulator allowing the students and engineers to design analog and digital systems.
The latest version available is Qucs 0.0.18 which is is available only as an alpha version, but it already has interesting features, like:
- DC/AC/ S-parameter Simulation
- Harmonic Balance Analysis
- Noise Analysis
- Transient Analysis
- Schematic Editor
- Import SPICE Models
- Various Models and Components (HICUM, BSIM2, BSIM3, OpAmps, Diodes, MOSFETs, PMOSFETs), etc.
In this article I will show you how to install Qucs 0.0.18 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2 and other Ubuntu 14.10 and Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Qucs 0.0.18 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the qucs package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:fransschreuder1/qucs
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install qucs
Optional, to remove qucs, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove qucs