How To Install DrawPile 0.9.4 On Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mit 17, Elementary OS 0.3, Deepin 2014 And Other Ubuntu 14.04 Derivatives

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, DrawPile is an open source drawing program, used for creating sketches. Among others, it enables the users to share the drawing live and draw simultaneously on the same picture. Main features:

  • Antialiased drawing and multiple blending modes
  • Layers
  • Text annotations
  • Tablet pressure sensitivity
  • Image may be rotated freely while drawing
  • Built-in server for hosting shared sessions
  • Chat

The latest version available is DrawPile 0.9.4, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:

  • Improved palette box
  • Various improvements to annotation editing
  • Compressed recording support
  • Regression fix: fixed missing initial snapshot generation in recording index
  • Added /roll chat command for generating dice rolls
  • Layers can now be locked in offline mode
  • Added /preservechat setting
  • Fixed brush blending glitch on semitransparent layers
  • More consistent non-antialiased dab positioning
  • Improved tool box layout
  • Combined color dock
  • Updated OpenRaster support to spec version 0.0.3
  • All supported file types can now be opened by drag&drop
  • Individual layers can now be exported by dragging&dropping
  • Live preview for layer opacity change
  • Added flood fill tool
  • Fixed brush preview outline alignment

 how to install DrawPile 0.9.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0

In this article I will show you how to install DrawPile 0.9.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.

Because it is available via the GetDeb repository, installing DrawPile 0.9.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the repo to your system, download and export the key, update the repo index and install the drawpile package. Like this:

$ wget -q -O - http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -
$ sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu trusty-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install drawpile

Optional, to remove drawpile, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove drawpile

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