How to Install DraftSight on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Easy Guide

October 19, 2018 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install DraftSight Ubuntu 18.10 - Setup

  1. 2. Installing GDebi

    Checking/Installing GDebi Package Installer

    which gdebi

    If Not there then:

    sudo apt update
    sudo apt install gdebi
  2. 3. Downloading DraftSight for Ubuntu

    Download DraftSight for Ubuntu GNU/Linux

    Get DraftSight for Ubuntu
  3. 4. Installing DraftSight

    Then to Install DraftSight on Ubuntu Linux:

    sudo gdebi ~/Downloads/draftSight.deb

    Agree to the License:
    How to Install DraftSight on Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic - License

  4. 5. Amending User’s Path

    Again Append DraftSight into the Path (Optional)
    This is strictly needed only to Work with DraftSight from Command Line…

    echo 'export PATH=$PATH:/opt/dassault-systemes/DraftSight/Linux' >> ~/.bashrc

    Reload the Path with:

    bash

    Then to Launch DraftSight from Shell:

    DraftSight

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