I’m running Linux Mint 18.3 and have just installed Kicad Version: 5.0.0-fee4fd1~66~ubuntu16.04.1, release build
When creating a new schematic I get a error that libraries were not found, with a ton of *.lib files missing
If I try and place a part there are none to be found.
Under preferences, paths the symbol dir is /usr/share/kicad/library
However this directory does not exist.
What am I missing? How do I install the missing libraries?
Near the top of this page, on the right-hand side, find the link to " FAQ ". Within that index, locate the article " I installed KiCad 5 (under Linux) but there are no libraries. (The default option for sym lib table setup is disabled) "
The libraries - footprints, symbols and 3d models - are probably in their own packages.
Edit: See https://launchpad.net/~js-reynaud/+archive/ubuntu/kicad-5 for the list of package names.
Thank you. Missed the FAQ. I have manually downloaded the libraries and installed them.
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