LabVIEW and Linux Compatibility

Updated Feb 18, 2020

Reported In


  • LabVIEW
  • LabVIEW Full
  • LabVIEW Professional

Operating System

  • Linux

Issue Details

  • I want to use LabVIEW on my Linux machine. What is LabVIEW's compatibility with Linux?
  • Where can I find a compatibility list of LabVIEW for Linux? 
  • What version of LabVIEW can I use with my Linux OS?


Linux supports the Full and Professional versions of LabVIEW but does not support Base.

The only types of Linux OS that are currently supported are:
  • Red Hat versions 6.x and 7.x.
  • CentOS version 7.x. 
  • OpenSUSE Leap 42.2 and 42.3. 
For further information on the drivers and software support for Linux, see National Instruments Driver and Software Support for Linux Distributions.

Additional Information

For information on how to install LabVIEW on Linux see LabVIEW Installation Guide.