In this guide, we will see how to install the latest version of Inkscape (v0.48.1) on Ubuntu 10.04/10.10. Inkscape is a drawing tool that supports the SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) format and it includes a lot of drawing features, such as shapes, gradients, text, etc. The latest version also includes many bugfixes with less crash occurrences.
Inkscape (v0.48.1) Installation
Launch the terminal and issue these commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ricotz/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install inkscape
To run Inkscape, open Applications >> Graphics >> Inkscape Vector Graphics Editor. You can start it via the terminal with this terminal command: