How To Install LibreCad 2.0.4 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, LibreCAD is an open-source, cross platform 2D CAD application, working on Linux, Mac And Windows. The latest version available is LibreCad 2.0.4, which is still under development.

Main features added to LibreCad 2.0.4:

  • Update layer for selected entities when a layer is selected
  • Plotting/drawing mathematical equations by smallfix
  • Draw circle by 2 points and radius
  • PIC file importer by cgrzemba
  • Update layer for selected entities when a layer is selected by ajisaacs
  • Lots of shortcut fixes by thomas
  • Arc angle updates for negative z-axis by coryjc190
  • Drawing order regression in 2.0.3

how to install LibreCad 2.0.4 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five

In this article I will show you how to install LibreCad 2.0.4 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five and other Ubuntu 14.10/Ubuntu 14.04/Ubuntu 12.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing LibreCad 2.0.4 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS, Elementary OS, Deepin, Peppermint, LXLE and Linux Lite systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the librecad package. Like this:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:librecad-dev/librecad-daily
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install librecad

Optional, to remove librecad, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove librecad

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in The Linux and Unix Articles!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

Subscribe

  

Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail!