This file contains important information about LabVIEW 2014 Service Pack 1 (SP1) for Linux, including system requirements, installation instructions, new features, known issues, and a partial list of bugs fixed for LabVIEW 2014 SP1.
Refer to the National Instruments website for the latest information about LabVIEW 2014 SP1.
Refer to the labview/readme directory for readme files about LabVIEW add-ons, such as modules and toolkits.
|Linux||Run-Time Engine||Development Environment|
|Processor|| Pentium III/Celeron 866 MHz (or equivalent) or later (32-bit) |
Pentium 4 G1 (or equivalent) or later (64-bit)
| Pentium 4M (or equivalent) or later (32-bit) |
Pentium 4 G1 (or equivalent) or later (64-bit)
|RAM||256 MB||1 GB|
|Screen Resolution||1024 x 768 Pixels||1024 x 768 Pixels|
|Operating System||Linux kernel 2.4x, 2.6x, or 3.x, and GNU C Library (glibc) Version 2.5.1 or later for the Intel x86 architecture (32-bit) |
Linux kernel 2.6x or 3.x, and GNU C Library (glibc) Version 2.5.1 or later for the Intel x86_64 architecture (64-bit)
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop + Workstation 6 or later, openSUSE 12.3 or 13.1, or Scientific Linux 6 or later|
|Disk Space|| 115 MB (32-bit) |
131 MB (64-bit)
| 1.2 GB for the complete installation of each bitness. |
2.4 GB for the complete installation of both 32-bit and 64-bit LabVIEW.
|Color Palette||N/A||LabVIEW and the LabVIEW Help contain 16-bit color graphics. LabVIEW requires a minimum color palette setting of 16-bit color.|
|Temporary Files Directory||N/A||LabVIEW uses a directory for storing temporary files. National Instruments recommends that you have several megabytes of disk space available for this temporary directory.|
|Adobe Reader||N/A||You must have Adobe Reader installed to search PDF versions of all LabVIEW manuals.|
|Note National Instruments recommends that you use Firefox 10.0 or later to view the LabVIEW Help.|
Depending on whether you are installing LabVIEW for the first time or upgrading from a previous version, refer to one of the following documents for information about installing LabVIEW:
Note If you purchased this product with an NI Software Suite or NI Product Bundle, use the installation media that shipped with your purchase to install this product.
LabVIEW 2014 SP1 includes the Profile Buffer Allocations window to identify and analyze buffer allocations in a LabVIEW application. Select Tools»Profile»Profile Buffer Allocations to display this window. You can use this window to complete the following tasks:
This window includes the following components:
You can access the software and documentation known issues list online. Refer to the National Instruments website for an up-to-date list of known issues in LabVIEW 2014 and LabVIEW 2014 SP1.
At the time of release, LabVIEW 2014 SP1 (64-bit) for Linux supports a limited number of National Instruments drivers, modules, and toolkits. Refer to the National Instruments Product Compatibility for LabVIEW (64-bit) for Linux support document at ni.com for more information.
The following items are the IDs and titles of a subset of issues fixed in LabVIEW 2014 SP1. This is not an exhaustive list of issues fixed in the current version of LabVIEW. If you have a CAR ID, you can search this list to validate the issue has been fixed.
|476710||Opening a VI Server Reference to two or more identically named VIs, contained in separate LabVIEW libraries in a running executable, can result in Error 1031.|
|487258||A LabVIEW 2014 Web Service does not run when it is built into an executable and then installed via an NI Installer.|
|491159||Type Definition instance does not require manual update (new to LabVIEW 2014) if last element of enum was deleted.|
|491225||Installing the LabVIEW 2014 Run-Time Engine via an NI Installer can prevent the NI System Web Server from starting if older versions of LabVIEW are also present or installed.|
|491714||Using Probes while Remote Debugging with General Error Handler VI present can cause LabVIEW 2014 to hang.|
|492159||Uninitialized array elements in block diagram array constants are less transparent in LabVIEW 2014.|
|492898||Open VI Reference hangs on second call.|
|493375||In certain cases, LabVIEW 2014 crashes when loading a VI with an updated type definition.|
|500664||Under certain conditions, the LabVIEW Digital Waveform Graph appears blank even with valid data present.|
Refer to the LabVIEW Help, accessible by selecting Help»LabVIEW Help from LabVIEW, for information about LabVIEW 2014 SP1.
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