How to Install SolveSpace Parametric CAD Software on Ubuntu

SolveSpace is a free open source 2D and 3D CAD software for Windows, MacOS and Linux. it is released under GPLv3 license. Using this your do some basic CAD operations like modeling of 3d and 2d parts, 3d printed parts from STL. You can export 2d vector art for a waterjet machine or laser cutter easily in SolveSpace. You can also generate STEP and STL and export in DXF, PDF, SVG, HPGL and EPS file format. It also comes with constraint solver and live dimension ed drawing support. For the complete list of features please check their website.

SolveSpace Parametric CAD

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Install SolveSpace 2d and 3d CAD software on Ubuntu

You can install SolveSpace 2d and 3d CAD software via snap and flatpak on Ubuntu. Open your Ubuntu terminal app (ctrl+Alt+T), in that terminal type this snap SolveSpace CAD software installation command and press the enter key.

sudo snap install solvespace

Then enter your Ubuntu user password if needed. Then it will install SolveSpace on Ubuntu. After the successful installation of SolveSpace 2d and 3d CAD software run this command in terminal to start solvespace. your can also start it from Ubuntu dock. Just type solvespace in the search box and click solvespace to open it.

solvespace

Install SolveSpace via Flatpak:

You can also install SolveSpace via flatpak from the flathub. First install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation. Now in the terminal run below SolveSpace flatpak install command.

Also Read:  How to Manage Flatpak Apps on Linux

How to Install Flatpak and Flathub

flatpak install flathub com.solvespace.SolveSpace

You can start SolveSpace using below command.

flatpak run com.solvespace.SolveSpace
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