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Re: Tools for Electronics on Linux

Postby Tom Maier » Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:00 pm

Wow! Kermit. I forgot about that. I used to use kermit back in the '80s to temporarily link unix and dos/windows machines together for fetching files.
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Re: Tools for Electronics on Linux

Postby vloki » Fri Jul 04, 2014 7:33 am

Tom Maier wrote:The Eagle CAD "lite" version is now 69 dollars also.

http://www.cadsoftusa.com/shop/pricing/

Looks like no more freebies...

The lite version can be used for commercial development, but is limited to 1 schematic sheet and two sided boards and a board size about the size of a pack of cigarettes. The "Hobbiest" version has fewer constrants of boards, but can't be used for commercial products.


At http://www.cadsoftusa.com/download-eagl ... anguage=en they state:
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The EAGLE Light Edition can be used for free!
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The Freeware version of EAGLE Light adds these limitations:

- Support is only available via email or through our forum (no fax or phone support).
- Use is limited to non-profit applications or evaluation purposes.

What does “non-profit” mean?

The definition of non-profit is fairly simple and straightforward:

- If you earn (or save) money by using the Freeware version of EAGLE Light, you have to register it.
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