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Dockerized KiCad
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Latest KiCad installed inside a docker container from ppa:js-reynaud/ppa-kicad

Launching GUI

Allow X connections from anywhere with xhost + on container.

Run docker container with the following extra arguments;

  • -v /tmp/.X11-unix:/tmp/.X11-unix - Maps the X11 sockets into the docker container.
  • -e DISPLAY=$DISPLAY - Set up the $DISPLAY environment variable.



KiCad EDA Software Suite

KiCad is an EDA software suite for the creation of professional schematics and printed circuit boards up to 32 copper layers. KiCad runs on Windows, Linux and Apple OS X and is released under the open-source GNU GPL v2 free of charge.

With KiCad you can create schematic diagrams and printed circuit board up to 32 copper layers. KiCad comes with a rich set of libraries with 3D models as well.

KiCad includes a project manager and four main independent software tools:

  • Eeschema, schematic editor.
  • Pcbnew, printed circuit board editor.
  • Gerbview, GERBER file viewer.
  • Cvpcb, footprint selector for components association.

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