Gaphor is a free and open source UML and SysML modeling Software for Linux, Windows and MacOS. It is written in Python and released under Apache-2.0 License. Using this you can create software and system architecture and designs. It is simple and easy to use tool. It comes with graphical modeling language UML 2 data model support. You can also create very complex models quickly and visualize different aspects of a system. It also comes with plugin support to extend its features and more.
Install Gaphor on Ubuntu Linux
You can install Gaphor via portable AppImage, flatpak and pip. Follow below steps to install Gaphor on your system.
Install Gaphor via AppImage:
Download Gaphor from above download link in .AppImage file format and save it on your Downloads folder.. here the downloaded file name is “Gaphor-2.2.1-x86_64.AppImage” . You can change below commands based on your file name. Open your terminal and run these Gaphor run commands one by one.
sudo chmod +x ~ Gaphor-2.2.1-x86_64.AppImage
Install Gaphor via Flatpak
How to install flatpak on ubuntu
Follow above link for flatpak installation if you don’t have flatpak and flathub installed on your system. After the flatpak installation restart your system. Then open the terminal application and run this Gaphor flatpak installation command.
flatpak install flathub org.gaphor.Gaphor
Then you can run Gaphor via this flatpak command.
flatpak run org.gaphor.Gaphor
Install Gaphor via PIP Python:
First install pip Python Package Manager on your system. Follow this link for pip installation.
After the pip installation restart your system and then install Gaphor using this command on terminal.
sudo pip install gaphor
That’ it. Now you can start Modeling.