KTurtle Educational Programming Environment

KTurtle is a free and open source educational programming application for Linux. It uses TurtleSpeak programming language. Using this application you can teach young students the basics of math, geometry and programming. It comes with syntax highlighting, error markers, integrated canvas, step execution, export to png and svg, direction chooser, color picker and keyboard shortcuts. You can also translate the programming commands into the native language of the user.


How to Install KTurtle on Ubuntu Linux

KTurtle is available as a flatpak package file from flathub and also from default Ubuntu repositories. In terminal application (ctrl+alt+t) run below commands to install KTurtle.

sudo apt update
sudo apt-get install -y kturtle

Install KTurtle via Flatpak

First you need to install flatpak and flathub on your system and restart it after the installation.
After that open your terminal app and run below KTurtle flatpak install command. It will install the latest version of KTurtle app on your system.

flatpak install flathub org.kde.kturtle

After the installation you can open it via the application menu or using the below command.

flatpak run org.kde.kturtle

And uninstall KTurtle using

sudo flatpak uninstall org.kde.kturtle

That’s it.

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