Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, MeshLab is an open source software for processing interactive 3D models. It contains a bunch of tools for editing, testing, converting and rendering 3D meshes. Also, the users are able to import 3DS, OBJ, PLY, STL, OFF, COLLADA, PTX files and export the projects as U3D, VRML or DXF files. The latest version available is MeshLab 18.104.22.168, which has been recently released.
In this article I will show you how to install MeshLab 22.214.171.124 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis, LXLE 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing MeshLab 126.96.36.199 on the listed Ubuntu, Linux Mint, LXLE, Pinguy OS 14.04, 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 meshlab package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:zarquon42/meshlab
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install meshlab
Optional, to remove meshlab, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove meshlab