Install Inkscape 1.0 on Ubuntu 20.04 / LinuxMint / Debian

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Inkscape is a free and open-source professional vector graphics editor software that runs on Linux, Mac OS X, and Windows desktop computers.

It is suitable for illustrators and web designers and it is an alternative to Adobe Illustrator. It supports many SVG features (markers, alpha blending, clones, etc..) and easy to use

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Inkscape 1.0 on Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04, Debian and LinuxMint 19.3

What’s new in Inkscape 1.0?

  • New PNG export options
  • canvas rotating and mirroring
  • Native support for macOS with a signed and notarized .dmg file
  • Better HiDPI screen support
  • Theming support and more new customization options
  • searchable symbols dialog
  • python 3 support for extensions and more

you can refer the detailed inkscape changelog

How to Install Inkscape 1.0 in Ubuntu  / LinuxMint  / Debian?

3 ways we can install Inkscape in Ubuntu and Debian

Method 1: Via PPA

Step 1: Add the official PPA

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:inkscape.dev/stable

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo apt update

Step 3: Install Inkscape via PPA

sudo apt install inkscape

Method 2: Via SNAP store

Step 1: Install the SNAP package manager

sudo apt install snap

Step 2: Install Inkscape via SNAP

sudo snap install inkscape

Method 3: Via Flatpak

Step 1: Install Flatpak

Refer the setup steps based on your distribution and install Flatpak on your system

Step 2: Search for Inkscape

flatpak search inkscape

Step 3: Install Inkscape using Flatpak

flatpak install flathub org.inkscape.Inkscape

Step 4: Run the Inkscape

flatpak run org.inkscape.Inkscape

Install Inkscape 1.0 on Ubuntu

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