I have started using DE2i-150 development board for educational purposes. i have installed the Quartus 2 v12.1 software from the DVD provided along with the kit. i am not able to generate .sof file and program the FPGA.
"can I use the 19 version of the software to program the FPGA in DE2i-150 board?" ---- ---- -- You can use any of them to program the FPGA DE2i-150. please refer the below screenshot & link,
"I'm working on DE2i-150 board, why am I not able to generate .sof file in Quartus 2 v12.1 software? " ------- Have you compiled the project successfully? If so, please check the project directory for *.sof file.
please go through the attached pdf,
"How can I get the license file for Quartus 2 design software v12.1?" ---- - - - You need to apply for license in self servicing licensing center(SSLC),