How To Install Inkscape 0.48.4 On Ubuntu 14.04,13.10,12.10,12.04, Linux Mint 16,14,13 And Elementary OS 0.2

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Inkscape is an open source drawing tool similar to Adobe Illustrator, using the W3C standard scalable vector graphics format (SVG). The latest stable version available is Inkscape 0.8.4. For a full list of features see the official changelog.

how to install Inkscape 0.48.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

In this article I will show you how to install Inkscape 0.48.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Inkscape 0.48.4 (stable) on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Elementary OS systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the inkscape package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:inkscape.dev/stable
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install inkscape

Also, if you are a bleeding edge software enthusiast, you can install Inkscape 0.49 (unstable) on your Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 system and derivatives, like Linux Mint 16, Linux Mint 14, Linux Mint 13 and Elementary OS 0.2, via a third party PPA:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:cafuego/inkscape
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install inkscape

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