Is there a way to open .ai, .eps and .svg files in Linux natively? Gimp can save in svg, but am not sure about the other file types


You have to try Inkscape! This is a very good Vector graphics program. The official homepage!, or just use the version in our repositories.

Extract from homepage:

Inkscape has sophisticated drawing tools with capabilities comparable to Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW and Xara Xtreme. It can import and export various file formats, including SVG, AI, EPS, PDF, PS and PNG.

So it should be just what you are looking for!

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    Thank you. Am really surprised how fast it actually is in comparison with Adobe CC when using only integrated graphics! – Кристиян Кацаров Sep 6 '16 at 15:01
  • Yes Linux is fast, ain't that why we love it! – Ken Mollerup Sep 6 '16 at 15:16

As a complement: to just simply view a svg file, main internet browsers can do the job.

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rsvg-view-3 - command line viewer

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