Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, Fractgen is a simple software built by using the Qt libraries, for generating fractals, enabling the users to zoom into images, save image parameters as XML files, export calculated images as PNG files. The latest version avialable is Fractgen 2.0.16, which has been released on October 2013.
In this article I will show you how to install Fractgen 2.0.16 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, Ubuntu 12.10 Quantal Quetzal, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 15 Olivia, Linux Mint 14 Nadia, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pear OS 8, Pear OS 7 and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Fractgen 2.0.16 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pear OS and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the fractgen package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dreibh/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install fractgen