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Rubicad's free BECS tool is a polygon-level layout editor. Rubicad provides free Solaris and Linux versions of this tool on their web-site - no strings attached.
BECS may be run on CAEN Solaris and Linux machines by setting up the following environment variables:
setenv BECSHOME instdir set path=($BECSHOME/bin $path)
Before running becs for the first time, copy the default configuration file to your home directory:
cp $BECSHOME/default/.* ~/.
To run BECS, type:
at a shell prompt.
Follow the same directions for running on the CAEN network but choose an installation directory available to EECS hosts.
A users manual viewable in acroread can be found in $BECSHOME/manual/BECS.
Note: To access free download, go to the Search tab and search for "free becs".