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PDF output from KiCad in Linux from SVG

The ps2pdf-d script I developed earlier worked fine for getting PDF from KiCad‘s Eeschema using Postscript as an intermediate format, but it falls short with Pcbnew because there is no way in Pcbnew to make a Postscript file that merges layers. … Continue reading

15. June 2013 by Mithat Konar
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Wheezy!

Debian 7.0 Wheezy is out!

05. May 2013 by Mithat Konar
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Getting good PDF output from KiCad in Linux

Update: Turns out SVG might be a better base than PostScript for this. See PDF output from KiCad in Linux from SVG. I’ve tried to get decent PDF output from KiCad‘s Eeschema a few different ways, but what I’ve found … Continue reading

27. April 2013 by Mithat Konar
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First commercial PCB layout using libre tools

I recently delivered my first printed circuit board layout project using libre software. It’s an actively regulated, high current power supply for an audio equipment manufacturer, and it should be on the shelves in a month or so. The software … Continue reading

09. July 2012 by Mithat Konar
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