Debian Edu Project
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Electronics
Debian Edu electronics related applications

This metapackage depends on various applications that can be used to teach electronics.

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Education-menus
Debian Edu menu reorganization
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A package to reorganizate menu branches in order to get a structure easy to use for teachers and students.

To activate the menu reorganization, a teachers or students group must exist in the system and the user has to be a member of one of these two groups.

Gpsim
Simulator for Microchip's PIC microcontrollers
Maintainer: Georges Khaznadar
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Gpsim is a full-featured software simulator for Microchip PIC microcontrollers.

Gpsim has been designed to be as accurate as possible. Accuracy includes the entire PIC - from the core to the I/O pins and including ALL of the internal peripherals. Thus it's possible to create stimuli and tie them to the I/O pins and test the PIC the same PIC the same way you would in the real world.

Gpsim has been designed to be as fast as possible. Real time simulation speeds of 20Mhz PICs are possible.

Gpsim has been designed to be as useful as possible. The standard simulation paradigm including breakpoints, single stepping, disassembling, memory inspect & change, have been implemented. In addition, gpsim supports many debugging features that are only available with in-circuit emulators. For example, a continuous trace buffer tracks every action of the simulator. Also, it's possible to set read and write break points on values (e.g. break if a specific value is read from or written to a register).

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Oregano
tool for schematical capture of electronic circuits
Maintainer: Maximiliano Curia
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Oregano is a GNOME application for schematic capture and printing of electronic circuits. It can simulate the circuits using Gnucap, ng-spice or Berkeley spice.

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Xoscope
digital oscilloscope
Maintainer: Bhavani Shankar
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Xoscope is a oscilloscope using input from a sound card or EsounD server and/or a COMEDI hardware. Includes 8 signal displays, variable time scale, math, memory, measurements, and file save/load.

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Electric
electrical CAD system
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Electric is a sophisticated electrical CAD system that can handle many forms of circuit design, including custom IC layout (ASICs), schematic drawing, hardware description language specifications, and electro-mechanical hybrid layout.

Freehdl
VHDL simulator for Linux
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This is a free VHDL simulator with these features:

  • Has a graphical waveform viewer.
  • Has a source level debugger.
  • Is VHDL-93 compliant.
Gtkwave
VCD (Value Change Dump) file waveform viewer
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gtkwave is a viewer for VCD (Value Change Dump) files which are usually created by digital circuit simulators. (These files have no connection to video CDs!)

Kicad
Electronic schematic and PCB design software
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Kicad is a suite of programs for the creation of printed circuit boards. It includes a schematic editor, a PCB layout tool, support tools and a 3D viewer to display a finished & fully populated PCB.

Kicad is made up of 5 main components:

  • kicad - project manager
  • eeschema - schematic editor
  • pcbnew - PCB editor
  • gerbview - GERBER viewer
  • cvpcb - footprint selector for components

Libraries:

  • Both eeschema and pcbnew have library managers and editors for their components and footprints
  • You can easily create, edit, delete and exchange library items
  • Documentation files can be associated with components, footprints and key words, allowing a fast search by function
  • Very large libraries are available for schematic components and footprints
  • Most components have corresponding 3D models
Kicad-doc-de
Kicad help files (German)
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This package provides various documentation files for KiCad in German, like the EPUB and the PDF files and also the OnLine HTML documentation for:

  • CvPcb - Component association of Footprints
  • Eeschema -schematic capture editor
  • GerbView - Gerber file viewer (RS 274 X format)
  • GSIK - Getting Started in KiCad
  • IDF Exporter - Export tool for IDFv3 boards and libraries
  • KiCad - The main project editor
  • Pcbnew - The printed circuit board software tool
  • PlEditor - The layout editor for custom title block
Kicad-doc-en
Kicad help files (English)
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This package provides various documentation files for KiCad in English, like the EPUB and the PDF files and also the OnLine HTML documentation for:

  • CvPcb - Component association of Footprints
  • Eeschema -schematic capture editor
  • GerbView - Gerber file viewer (RS 274 X format)
  • GSIK - Getting Started in KiCad
  • IDF Exporter - Export tool for IDFv3 boards and libraries
  • KiCad - The main project editor
  • Pcbnew - The printed circuit board software tool
  • PlEditor - The layout editor for custom title block

You will also find a GUI translation HOWTO inside this package if you want to help with translation of the KiCad GUI into new or existing languages.

Kicad-doc-es
Kicad help files (Spanish)
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This package provides various documentation files for KiCad in Spanish, like the EPUB and the PDF files and also the OnLine HTML documentation for:

  • CvPcb - Component association of Footprints
  • Eeschema -schematic capture editor
  • GerbView - Gerber file viewer (RS 274 X format)
  • GSIK - Getting Started in KiCad
  • KiCad - The main project editor
  • Pcbnew - The printed circuit board software tool
  • PlEditor - The layout editor for custom title block
Kicad-doc-fr
Kicad help files (French)
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This package provides various documentation files for KiCad in French, like the EPUB and the PDF files and also the OnLine HTML documentation for:

  • CvPcb - Component association of Footprints
  • Eeschema -schematic capture editor
  • GSIK - Getting Started in KiCad
  • KiCad - The main project editor
  • Pcbnew - The printed circuit board software tool
  • PlEditor - The layout editor for custom title block
Pcb
printed circuit board (pcb) design program - metapackage
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PCB is an interactive printed circuit board editor for the X11 window system. PCB includes a rats nest feature, design rule checking, and can provide industry standard RS-274-X (Gerber), NC drill, and centroid data (X-Y data) output for use in the board fabrication and assembly process. PCB offers high end features such as an autorouter and trace optimizer which can tremendously reduce layout time.

Xcircuit
Draw circuit schematics or almost anything
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xcircuit is a generic drawing program tailored for making circuit diagrams.

The graphical interface attempts to maintain consistency between X11 window rendering and the pure PostScript output.

xcircuit is mouse, menu and keyboard driven. The emphasis is on single character macros.

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