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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 2.0.7, which has been recently released, bringing a huge list of bug-fixes. For information about this release, see the release notes.
In this article I will show you how to install LibreCad 2.0.7 on Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Pinguy OS 14.04, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2, Peppermint Five and other Ubuntu 15.04, Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 12.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing LibreCad 2.0.7 on Ubuntu 15.04, 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 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