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 ====== gEDA Project Wiki ====== ====== gEDA Project Wiki ======
  
-**[[geda:​Download]]** ​-- +<​html><​div style="​float:​right"></​html>​ 
-**[[http://​www.gedasymbols.org|Symbols and footprints]]** ​-- +**[[Sitemap]]** 
-**[[gEDA:​Documentation]]** ​-- +<​html></​div></​html>​ 
-**[[gEDA:​developer|Development]]** ​-- +  * **[[geda:​Download]]** 
-**[[geda:​tasks|Get involved]]** +  ​* ​**[[http://​www.gedasymbols.org|Symbols and footprints]]** 
- +  ​* ​**[[gEDA:​Documentation]]** 
-===== Translations ===== +  ​* ​**[[gEDA:​developer|Development]]** 
- +  ​* ​**[[geda:​tasks|Get involved]]**
-  * En français, cela débute [[start_fr|ici]]. +
-  * Spanish language [[start_es|links]] +
-  * Русский [[start_ru|перевод]]+
  
 ===== What is gEDA? ===== ===== What is gEDA? =====
 +//​Translations:​ [[start_fr|Français]],​ [[start_es|Español]],​ [[start_ru|Русский]]//​
  
 The [[http://​www.geda-project.org|gEDA project]] is developing a full GPL'd suite and toolkit of Electronic Design Automation tools. These tools are used for electrical circuit design, schematic capture, simulation, prototyping,​ and production. Currently, the gEDA project offers a mature suite of free software applications for electronics design, including schematic capture, attribute management, bill of materials (BOM) generation, netlisting into over 20 netlist formats, analog and digital simulation, and printed circuit board (PCB) layout. The [[http://​www.geda-project.org|gEDA project]] is developing a full GPL'd suite and toolkit of Electronic Design Automation tools. These tools are used for electrical circuit design, schematic capture, simulation, prototyping,​ and production. Currently, the gEDA project offers a mature suite of free software applications for electronics design, including schematic capture, attribute management, bill of materials (BOM) generation, netlisting into over 20 netlist formats, analog and digital simulation, and printed circuit board (PCB) layout.
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 The tools involved in the suite enable you to professional-quality design of low- to mid-level complexity. ​ Using the gEDA tools, you can create PCB of up to 8 layers (soon more) with an unlimited number of components and nets.  The tools are suitable for use by students, educators, hobbyists, consultants,​ small businesses, and even in large corporations where an engineer might need to crank out a quick PC board (e.g. for a test stand) in a hurry. The tools involved in the suite enable you to professional-quality design of low- to mid-level complexity. ​ Using the gEDA tools, you can create PCB of up to 8 layers (soon more) with an unlimited number of components and nets.  The tools are suitable for use by students, educators, hobbyists, consultants,​ small businesses, and even in large corporations where an engineer might need to crank out a quick PC board (e.g. for a test stand) in a hurry.
  
-Please see the [[ http://www.geda-project.org/​people.html people]] page for a list of all active and inactive gEDA developers. +<​html><​div style="​text-align:​center;​margin-top:​1.5em"></​html>​ 
- +[[ http://wiki.geda-project.org/​_media/​geda:​screenshot_gschem.png |{{geda:​screenshot_gschem_thumb.png?​266x200|gschem (click for full size)}}]] 
-===== Quick Reference ===== +[[ http://​wiki.geda-project.org/​_media/​geda:screenshot_pcb.png |{{geda:​screenshot_pcb_thumb.png?​288x200|pcb (click for full size)}}]] 
-  * [[ gEDA:Installation ]] gEDA installation HOWTO and FAQ+[[ http://​wiki.geda-project.org/​_media/​geda:​screenshot_gerbv.png |{{geda:​screenshot_gerbv_thumb.png?​266x200|gerbv (click for full size)}}]] 
-  ​* ​[[ gEDA:Howto report bugs ]]+<​html></​div></​html>​
  
 ===== Frequently asked questions ===== ===== Frequently asked questions =====
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   * [[geda:​faq#​okay_how_do_i_start_using_geda|Okay,​ how do I start using gEDA?]]   * [[geda:​faq#​okay_how_do_i_start_using_geda|Okay,​ how do I start using gEDA?]]
  
-===== Talks =====+===== Community ​===== 
 +Users may discuss development,​ help, installation,​ and working tips through the [[ geda:​mailinglists ]].
  
-Various talks and presentations on gEDA provide a good top-level overview of the project for those who are interested:​ +[[ gEDA:Howto report bugs How to report bugs ]]
- +
-[[http://​www.eevblog.com/​2010/​10/​27/​eevblog-121-geda-interview-with-dj-delorie/​|gEDA session]] +
-DJ Delorie did at Renesas DevCon 2010 (the slides for it are +
-[[http://​www.delorie.com/​electronics/​rulz/​|here]] under “Presentations and Other Info”) +
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-[[http://​ignite.oreilly.com/​2009/​02/​ignite-boston-5-wrap-up-videos.html|Ignite 5 video]] +
-given by Stuart Brorson about “Hardware design and the gEDA Project” +
- +
-===== gEDA Users ===== +
-Users may discuss development,​ help, installation,​ and working tips through the [[ geda:​mailinglists ​]].+
  
 There is also a gEDA IRC channel at **irc.oftc.net/​6667** on the **#geda** There is also a gEDA IRC channel at **irc.oftc.net/​6667** on the **#geda**
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 channel is dedicated to pcb design and prototyping,​ gEDA pcb included. channel is dedicated to pcb design and prototyping,​ gEDA pcb included.
  
-**[[Sitemap]]**+[[geda:​tasks#​Website and documentation|How to get started editing the documentation on the wiki]] 
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