Xilinx Vivado Admin


  1. Download Xilinx Vivado source. You'll need credentials to log in.
  2. Move the file to the src directory:
    [artemis] % cd /src/util/Xilinx
    [artemis] Xilinx% mv /tmp/Xilinx_Vivado_SDK_Web_2017.4_1216_1_Lin64.bin .
    [artemis] Xilinx% chmod 755 Xilinx_Vivado_SDK_Web_2017.4_1216_1_Lin64.bin
  3. In order to avoid an X11 graphical tunneling error, copy your personal .Xauthority file to root's home directory:
    [artemis] % sudo cp .Xauthority /root 
  4. Run the installer:
    [artemis] Xilinx% sudo ./Xilinx_Vivado_SDK_Web_2017.4_1216_1_Lin64.bin
  5. Install to target location:
  6. Update the /util/Xilinx/Vivado/current symlink:
    [artemis] Vivado% sudo rm current
    [artemis] Vivado% sudo ln -s 2017.4 current