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I have installed Electric VLSI 8.10 software from the Ubuntu Software Center and it works perfect. It shows 3D view of IC layouts.

Now I want to use its updated version Electric 9.03. It's available here (including electric free software extras).

It works, too. But unfortunetly, now 3D view doesn't show up.

I have been trying it for a month or so but to no avail. I will really appreciate your help.

I am using Ubuntu 12.04.

java -version outputs:

java version "1.7.0_10"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.7.0_10-b18)
Java HotSpot(TM) Server VM (build 23.6-b04, mixed mode)

Here are a couple of screenshots illustrating the problem:

3D view menu items, visible in Electric 8.10:

ELECTRIC8.10 showing 3D option

No 3D view menu items in Electric 9.03:

ELECTRIC9.03: 3D view option missing

(Thumbnails and expandable full-size images available here.)

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Thanks a lot Eliah Kagan for editing the question ! –  Mohammad Jan 5 '13 at 18:47

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