Most open source tools don’t accept VHDL as an input, which is a real shame/annoyance if VHDL is your thing. What are the options?
This HowTo will take you from a blank/brand new install of Ubuntu 22.04 or Linux Mint 21 up to the point where you can run OpenROAD to make a GDS-II file of a design.
This article shows you how to set up Emacs for VHDL work and make it behave like a regular Windows text editor
TerosHDL have announced a beta of their plugin for Visual Studio Code.
HDL languages like VHDL and Verilog are not like normal programming languages. This post describes how to read VHDL code and synthesise it in your head.