Installation. Schematic and PCB document creation, editing, and printing. PCB VRML export (verified with MeshLab). Submission of data and order to Bay Area Circuits.
What does not
PCB editor continuously raises itself and grabs focus when autorouter is running. Move to another workspace to prevent interference while using other applications.
What was not tested
Upgrading and review of Gerbers from Bay Area Circuits.
PCB Creator 2.0 Xubutnu 14.04, AMD Phenom 9550, GeForce GTX 750Ti with Nvidia 340.96 driver. Offers a choice of OpenGL, Direct3D, or Windows GDI operation. No obvious difference in operation with any of them.
|Operating system||Test date||Wine version||Installs?||Runs?||Used|
|Current||Ubuntu 14.04 "Trusty" amd64 (+ variants like Kubuntu)||Dec 14 2015||1.8-rc3||Yes||Yes||Platinum||Jeff D. Hanson|
|Show||Elementary OS Luna||May 25 2014||1.7.18||Yes||Yes||Silver||an anonymous user|
Offers a choice of OpenGL, Direct3D, or Windows GDI operation. If you are having display problems then try changing this (View>Graphics Mode).
Copy/paste limited to within app.
3D models are a separate download with an installer.
No Gerber or DXF export. Upgrade to DipTrace required.
The dialogs can get stuck behind the main app window. Use your window manager controls to move them (Alt-Space, M with Xfce on Xubuntu).