Install Inkscape 1.0.2 in Ubuntu / 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.

Related:  Install Inkscape 1.0.1 in Ubuntu 20.04 / LinuxMint / Debian

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

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

Step 2: Update the repository

sudo apt update

Step 3: Install Inkscape 1.0.2

sudo apt install inkscape

Method 2: Via SNAP

Step 1: Install the SNAP Package Manager & install Inkscape

sudo apt install snap && snap 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

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 1.0.2 in ubuntu

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