Installation Requirements - 2022.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Embedded Software Development (UG1400)

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The Vitis™ software platform consists of an integrated design environment (IDE) for interactive project development, and command-line tools for scripted or manual application development. The Vitis software platform also includes the Vivado® Design Suite for implementing the kernel on the target device, and for developing custom hardware platforms.

Some requirements listed here are only required for software acceleration features, but not for embedded software development features. Xilinx recommends installing all the required packages to have the best experience with the Vitis software platform.

To install and run on a computer, your system must meet the following minimum requirements.

Table 1. Embedded Software Development Flow Minimum System Requirements
Component Requirement

(Build Machine OS)

Operating system

Linux, 64-bit:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux: 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.9: 64-bit
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux: 8.2-8.6: 64-bit
  • CentOS Linux: 7.4, 7.5, 7.6, 7.7, 7.9: 64-bit
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux: 12 SP4, 15 SP2: 64-bit (Not supported for PetaLinux)
  • Amazon Linux 2 AL2 LTS: 64-bit (Not supported by PetaLinux)
  • Ubuntu Linux 18.04.1-18.04.6, 20.04, 20.04.1-20.04.4, and 22.04 LTS: 64-bit.
    Note: Additionally, library installation is required.
System memory 32 GB (64 GB is recommended)
Internet connection Required for downloading drivers and utilities.
Hard disk space 150 GB