Vivado 2014.1 / Linux Ubuntu 14.04 license activation notes

Introduction After installing Vivado 2014.1 on my laptop running Ubuntu 14.04 (64 bits), I went for license activation. All I wanted was a plain node-locked license. Not a server, and not a floating one. Baseline. Xilinx abandoned the good old certificate licensing in favor of activation licensing. That is causing some headaches lately… Going through [...]