RF/Microwave Simulator for Slacko 6.3.2 Puppy Linux* .
This snapshot: (Qucs-0.0.18.140629-i486.txz)
from QUCS and ASCO sources for Slacko Puppy Linux 6.3.2 (.txz
and includes ASCO Optimizer
version 0.4.9 PLUS many example
schematics, projects, and excellent documentation.
Directions and Hints for qucs-0.0.18.140629-i486:
Depending on your Browser, try right click>"Save Link Target
As..." then direct it to your Downloads Directory
1) Start with either Full or Frugal Installed Slacko Puppy Linux
(6.3.2 was used here). Get it from http://www.puppylinux.com/
2) Install qt . Link : qt_all-4.7.3.sfs
Puppy Linux Slacko 6.3.2 : Just
save it locally to your /mnt/home directory. Then go to your
install qt as a squashfile (sfs).
3) Reboot Computer.
4) Download qucs-0.0.18.140629-i486.txz
Just save this locally and click on it to
untar it and install. The PPM will then install Qucs and add it to
You may need to try right click>"Save
Link Target As.." then direct it to your Downloads Directory.
5) You should be good to go. To start QUCS
"Menu>>Personal>> QUCS/ASCO Circuit Simulator"
For a few qucs examples, "File>Open,
look for qucs-0.0.18-i486examples". These should have installed
6) Lots more examples: Run QUCS, "Files>>Examples". That shows
the locations for more schematics and projects. You can Copy/Paste
these into /root/qucs-0.0.18-i486 examples
a) Suggest that before running a simulation from QUCS
menu "File>>Document Settings>> and unclick
"open data display after simulation"
if you want to put your results
on the same page as the schematic.
b) For ASCO to work, Check
"File>>Application Settings>>File Locations.
Make sure the ASCO Path is: /usr/local/bin .
7) From the QUCS Menu: Help>> (several selections).
Much help and technical information easy to access.
This small distro runs efficiently on many old PC's right up
to present day PC's.
Find information and
download this excellent Linux distribution (distro) by
The Puppy Linux Forum is a great support community.
Thanks to 'muggins' who helped me compile qucs! And to 'Semme' who helped me patch
73's , WN2A