Gephi is a free and open source graph application for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Using Gephi you can visualize and manipulate very large graphs. It is written in java and released under GNU General Public License v3.0 and CDDL 1.0. It comes with built-in OpenGL engine, supports large networks and up to a million elements, extend features with plug-ins, real-time filter and drag support and more.
How to install Gephi on Ubuntu Linux
Download Gephi for Linux from the above download link and save it on your Downloads folder. Here the downloaded file name is “gephi-0.9.7-linux-x64.tar.gz“. Right click on the downloaded compressed tar.gz file and select extract or extract here. You will get the file based on the current gephi version. For me its gephi 0.9.7.
Open the extracted folder and inside the bin folder you will get gephi program file. Just right click on “gephi” program file and select Run as a Program option. It will open the Gephi application.
Install Gephi via flatpak:
First you need to install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now in the terminal software (ctrl+alt+t) run below Gephi flatpak install command.
flatpak install flathub org.gephi.Gephi
You can start Gephi graph app using this command.
flatpak run org.gephi.Gephi
And uninstall Gephi using this command.
sudo flatpak uninstall org.gephi.Gephi