Draftsight is a Professional-grade, free CAD software allows to professional CAD users, students and educators create, edit and view DWG files. It runs on Windows®, Mac® and Linux.
This simple and brief tutorial is going to show you how to install Draftsight in Ubuntu 12.10 both 32-bit and 64-bit.
To get started:
First download .DEB package for Draftsight CAD from the official website.
- For 32-bit system (check 32-bit or 64-bit by Unity Dash-> System Monitor), hit Ctrl+Alt+T to open terminal, run this command to install dependencies package:
sudo apt-get install libdirectfb-extra
then double click to install the DEB package, or run this command:
sudo dpkg -i ~/Downloads/draftSight.deb
- For 64-bit system, install the required packages:
sudo apt-get install ia32-libs libdirectfb-extra libxcb-render-util0
then install the DEB via:
sudo dpkg --force-all -i ~/Downloads/draftSight.deb