Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Veusz is scientific plotting application suite that enables the users to create publication-ready Postscript or PDF output. It also supports SVG, EMF and bitmap, the data being read from CSV or FITS files. The latest version available is Veusz 1.22, which has been recently released, coming with the below fixes and changes:
- Add option to ignore white space following delimiters when importing CSVs
- Allow x/yedge and x/ycent to be inverted to change data order when import 2D data
- Rewrite of widget tree internals to fix miscellaneous bugs
- Optionally use astropy for SAMP
- Add setting to extend the python import path
- Add option to select widgets with same name on page
- Resize rectangular shapes keeping other corners fixed. Old symmetric re-size behavior is retained if shift is pressed.
For a full list of changes, see the changelog for yourself.
In this article I will show you how to install Veusz 1.22 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, install Veusz 1.22 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the veusz package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jeremysanders/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install veusz
Optional, to remove veusz, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove veusz