Last Updated on: 8th May 2022, 11:52 am

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Category: Specialist
Desktop environment: KDE
Architecture: x86
Based on: Slax
Media: Live CD
The last version | Released: 3.1 | March 15, 2010

SCLive – a modular live Linux distribution dedicated to the OSCI SystemC simulator and it’s associated libraries. The distribution provides a fully working environment including a simulator kernel, wavefom viewer, IDE, tutorials and more.

SCLive distro allows you to use SystemC, VHDL and Verilog on Linux without having to install anything. It is under 270MB and can be burned to a CD or a USB key. Once you burn it, you can boot off of it and have a great SystemC, VHDL and Verilog based Linux distro, for free and without commitment. It is also possible to run this distro off a USB Flashdrive, by using a very simple script available on the CD for both the Windows and Linux environments. This distro is based on the original Slax 6.x distribution which in turns is based on the Slackware distribution.

The detailed description of the standard SystemC Live distribution is as follows:
– OSCI SystemC 2.2 beta Simulator
– SystemC Verification Library SCV 1.0p2
– SystemC Transaction Level Modeling Library TLM 2.0.1
– SystemC / VHDL / Verilog tutorials
– gcc g++ 3.4.6
– Ghdl VHDL Simulator 0.27
– ddd 3.3.11
– gtkwave 3.1.13-1
– vim 7.1
– geany 0.17.1
– Browser opera 10.x (install script)
– Adobe pdf reader 9.x (install script)
– Foxit PDF Reader 1.1
– KDE 3.5.8
– Kate 2.5.8
– Icarus Verilog-0.8


SCLive 3.1 (KDE) i486 217MB.iso
md5sum: f0a4fc26f321192df81256e82ba54746
SCLive 2.0 (Xfce) i486 146MB.iso
md5sum: 5229738dfde8917a0bd2664758681f22


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