As you may know, Fritzing is an open source application, used for either designing electronic circuits, performing circuit experiments without owning the hardware pieces, or generating schematic, PCB artwork, and PCB production files.
The latest version available is Fritzing 0.9.2b, which has been recently released, adding support for the below hardware parts:
- Raspberry Pi 2, the new version of the Model B
- WeIO, the web of things platform
- RaspIO Duino microcontroller
- DQuid IO microcontroller
- STM32 Nucleo microcontroller
- SODAQ Mbili microcontroller
- Netduino Plus2 microcontroller
- SIM928A GSM module
- Large 8×8 LED matrix
- WS2812, the popular RGB SMD LED
- Plus various part bug fixes to pin headers, FET, Arduino FIO & Yun
Also, Romanian translations have been added.
For Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf, Ubuntu 15.04 Vivid Vervet, Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr and derivative systems like Linux Mint 17.3 Rosa, Linux Mint 17.2 Rafaela, Linux Mint 17.1 Rebecca, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Deepin 2014, Peppermint 6, Peppermint 5, LXLE 14.04 and Linux Lite 2, Fritzing is available via some third party PPA, so installing it on your system should not cause too many problems.
You just need to add the PPA to your system, update the local repository index and install the fritzing package:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ehbello/fritzing
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install fritzing
Optional, to remove fritzing, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove fritzing