How to install Veusz on Ubuntu – Scientific Plotting & Graphing app

Veusz is a free and open source scientific plotting and graphing software for Windows, MacOS and Linux. Using Veusz you can draw 2D and 3D plots easily and you can use as a Python module for plotting also. Object-based plotting widgets are very important feature in veusz. It is used to create and customize your plots. Veusz supports data import from text, CSV, HDF5 and FITS and output in vector, bitmap, PDF, Postscript, SVG and EMF. It also supports plugin. Using this you can extend its features. It is released under GPL version 2 or greater licence. It is written in Python and c++.

Install Veusz plotting and graphing app on Ubuntu:

You can install Veusz plotting and graphing app via the default ubuntu package manager and official PPA also available. Open your console app Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) run the below command to update your software list first. if needed enter your Ubuntu user password.

sudo apt update

Then run the below Veusz plotting and graphing app installation command.

sudo apt install veusz

That’s all. Now you can run by clicking the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type veusz in the search box and click veusz.

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If you like the terminal way then run this command in terminal.


Install Veusz via PPA:

If you want to install the very latest version of veusz plotting and graphing app then install veusz via this below PPA. In your terminal run the below veusz PPA command. And if needed type your Ubuntu password. Then press the Enter key to confirm the addition of PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:jeremysanders/ppa

Then run to update software source list.

sudo apt-get update

then run the veusz installation command to install the latest version Veusz scientific plotting & graphing app.

sudo apt install veusz
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