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These are the official project docs. They have been converted from LaTeX and HTML documents into Wiki pages so that the gEDA community may more easily maintain them.
Various talks and presentations on gEDA provide a good top-level overview of the project for those who are interested:
DJ Delorie did at Renesas DevCon 2010 (the slides for it are
here under “Presentations and Other Info”)
Ignite 5 video
given by Stuart Brorson about “Hardware design and the gEDA Project”
These are informal FAQs, HOWTOs, and tips/tricks to help you with the practical details of using the gEDA Suite. If you are having a problem, browse these pages first.
: Glossary of terms that are specific to the gEDA Suite.
: Questions about how to do electronic design using the gEDA toolset – information which applies to several or all tools in the gEDA Suite.
: Questions about installing, configuring, and using gschem. Also, questions about creating and using gschem symbols.
: Questions about installing, configuring, and using gnetlist. It deals with BOMs, DRCs, and all that.
: Questions about simulating your design using gEDA tools.
: Tips and tricks for using PCB.
gschem - Schematic Capture
gnetlist - Netlister
gsymcheck - Symbol Checker
utils - gEDA Utilities
Attribute/File Format Details
GTKWave is a wave viewer which reads LXT, LXT2, VZT, FST, and GHW files as well as standard Verilog VCD/EVCD files.