This file contains important information about the NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support, including installation instructions and supported hardware.
NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support contains a package repository of all the packages located on the ni.com feed specific to the user-specified release version. The software package repository installer and offline installation support allows you to install software packages onto your Linux Real-Time targets when the target and host PC are in a secure environment that cannot access ni.com.
The offline support bundle contains all packages available on ni.com and uses Linux’s package-based system to install software to the target. The support files allow the host PC to act as a server from which the target retrieves its packages.
NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support 20.6 has the following requirements:
Note The NI Linux Real-Time System Image listed in the Software Support section must be installed on the real-time target.
NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support 20.6 supports the following operating systems:
1 NI software installs VC2015 Runtime and .NET 4.6.2. Windows 8.1 and Windows Server 2012 R2 require Microsoft updates to support these items. Refer to Microsoft KB2919442 and KB2919355 for more information about how to install these updates.
2 NI software is signed with a SHA-256 certificate. Windows 7 SP1, Windows Embedded Standard 7 SP1, and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1 require Microsoft updates to support SHA-256. Refer to Microsoft KB3033929 for more information about how to install this security update.
Note Refer to NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support Drops Support for Windows 7 (32- and 64-Bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, and All 32-Bit Windows Operating Systems in 2021 for information about future OS support.
NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support 20.6 supports the following software versions.
|Software||Versions Supported by NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support 20.6|
|MAX||20.5 and later|
|NI Linux Real-Time System Image||20.6|
If the PC you need to install the NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support on can access ni.com, refer to the following installation instructions.
NI installs NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support using NI Package Manager. If you do not already have NI software installed, NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support installs NI Package Manager to handle the installation of your NI software. Visit ni.com/r/NIPMDownload to download NI Package Manager. Refer to the NI Package Manager Manual for more information about installing, removing, and upgrading NI software using NI Package Manager.
Note: To begin your software download using NI Package Manager, click the Download button, located in the right sidebar of the download page. If you prefer to install from a downloaded ISO file, refer to the Installation on Machines without ni.com Access section.
For more detailed installation instructions and additional information, refer to Installing Software on NI Linux Real-Time Targets.
If the PC you need to install the NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support on cannot access ni.com, refer to the following installation instructions:
Note: The Individual Offline Installers link is located in the informational note in the right sidebar of the download page below the Download button, which downloads software using NI Package Manager.
For more detailed installation instructions and additional information, refer to Installing Software to Offline NI Linux Real-Time Targets.
The following list details the hardware models supported in NI Linux Real-Time Offline Installation Support 20.6:
The following sections detail considerations for using LabVIEW NXG 5.1 with NI Linux RT System Image 20.6.
Software support for LabVIEW NXG differs in the following ways:
NI Linux RT System Image 20.6 supports the following devices in LabVIEW NXG 5.1
You can automate the installation of most NI products using command-line arguments to suppress some or all of the installer user interface and dialog boxes.
For more information about automating the installation of NI products, refer to Automating an Installer in the NI Package Manager manual.
Microsoft Windows 10 is the latest version of the Windows operating system and features significant changes compared to previous versions. Windows 10 introduces several new capabilities and also combines features from both Windows 7 and Windows 8. For more information about NI support for Windows 10, visit ni.com/windows10.
When you install NI software on Microsoft Windows 8.1, you will notice a few additional tiles in the Apps view, including shortcuts to NI application software products such as NI LabVIEW, Measurement & Automation Explorer (MAX), and NI Launcher. For more information about NI support for Windows 8.1, visit ni.com/windows8.
NI Linux Real-Time Offline Support will drop support for Windows 7 (32- and 64-bit), Windows Server 2008 R2, and all 32-bit Windows operating systems starting in 2021. Versions of this product that ship after May 1, 2021, may not install or execute correctly on these operating systems. For detailed information about NI operating system support, visit ni.com/r/win32bitsupport.
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