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 1.0.2 in Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 18.04, Debian, and LinuxMint 20.1.
What’s new in Inkscape 1.0.2?
- Zooming by middle mouse button click (pressing scroll wheel) can now be deactivated
- Canvas rotation can be prevented.
- Crashes & Bugfixes
Refer to the link for the complete changelog.
How to Install Inkscape 1.0.2 in Ubuntu / LinuxMint / Debian?
3 ways we can install Inkscape in Ubuntu and Debian
- Method 1: Via Official PPA
- Method 2: Via Snap package
- Method 3: Via Flatpak
Method 1: Via Offical PPA
Step 1: Add the official PPA
Step 2: Update the repository
Step 3: Install Inkscape 1.0.2
Method 2: Via SNAP
Step 1: Install the SNAP Package Manager & install Inkscape
Method 3: Via Flatpak
Step 1: Install Flatpak if not installed on your system
Refer to the setup steps based on your distribution and install Flatpak on your system.
Step 2: Search for Inkscape
Step 3: Install Inkscape using Flatpak
Step 4: Run the Inkscape