you can refer to the document
which has also a section dedicated to Ubuntu.
You can find useful information also in
and in a couple of forum threads:
Hope this helps!
thanks for the link, but nothing it was helpful.... but at the end i have found the right solution alone.
Below what to do to install NI-VISA DRIVER in UBUNTU VERSION (I ask formally to NI to introduce a formal dristribution for UBUNTU):
HOW TO INSTALL NI-VISA in UBUNTU 16.04 LTS (I THINK IT COULD BE OK FOR ALSO 18.04 and 20.04)
MY PROCEDURE TO SOLVE IT:
then do in one of the two repository :
That should download all the rpms.
Delete any of the i386 rpms ( I think there were 3). Or move them wherever you want.
now run "sudo alien --scripts *.rpm" This will take awhile.
When finished run "dpkg -i *.deb" (Again, will take a while, i just installed everything, but obviously you can choose)
When finished run "sudo dkms autoinstall"
Then make a symbolic link: "ln -s /usr/local/natinst/niPythonInterface/lib64/libniPythonInterface.so.2.0.0 libniPythonInterface.so"
and reboot the system.
At the start, open terminal and digit. "sudo /etc/init.d/nipal start".
At the end you can run : "visaconf"
Good Luck …. all take me one full week to unsterstand all, here you have all.