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Why my LibreCAD does not show the design

Here is the console: $ sudo librecad RS_DEBUG::setLevel(3) RS_DEBUG: Critical RS_DEBUG: Errors RS_DEBUG: Warnings QStandardPaths: XDG_RUNTIME_DIR not set, defaulting to '/tmp/runtime-root' Am I ...
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Fusion 360 installation issue

I am trying to fully switch from windows to Linux and the last big thing to do is Fusion 360 (FreeCAD is just not good enough) . I know it is possible, but me being a noob to Linux I can't figure it ...
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freecad window gets transparent

Recently, my freecad encountered with a strange problem of being transparent. When I open it, there is no problem (image). But when I select to go to a specific workplace, say part, the window gets ...
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Is there Ubuntu software for architectural drafting [duplicate]

I want to draw plans for domestic buildings and be able to estimate materials and costings. Is there relatively simple CAD software available. I've searched extensively with no success.
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Cannot install newer version of FreeCAD from PPA

I'm trying to install FreeCAD on my computer (running 18.10), and am running into a bit of trouble with the installation. I would like to use the latest stable release from ppa:freecad-maintainers/...
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Radeon 5450 OpenGL compatibiliy [closed]

My question is related to this one: How to get AMD Radeon HD 5450 drivers on Ubuntu 16.04 My setup is working, though really not optimally; the display is SO slow with CAD software! I am using ...
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ODA Drawings Explorer (formerly Teigha Viewer) for DWG files. How to install and make it work properly?

ODA Drawings Explorer (formerly Teigha Viewer) is a free (not libre) viewer for proprietary DWG files, developed by Open Design Alliance. The developing company provides RPM and DEB packages for easy ...
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EAGLE 8.6 gives an ''std::runtime_error'' when running.

I've recently had to install a new version of Autodesk's EAGLE software. I downloaded and unzipped it as I have every previous version, navigated to the install folder and ran ./eagle run as I have ...
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How do I print a large single page in several small pages?

My use case is an A3 pdf landscape sheet that I needed printed in two A4 portraits. I am using desktop ubuntu 16.04. What I have tried What I have managed to do is use a command-line program that ...
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brl-cad won't start - no version information available

I tried to install brl-cad. When I now try to open archer (part of it), I get the message "unexpected error occurred" and start up doesn't finish. When I start the program from console, I get these: ...
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Draftsight 2017 SP2 Ubuntu 17.04

I just installed Draftsight 2017 SP2 on my Ubuntu 17.04. Everything went fine, even the registration. After I registered my email and reopen Draftsight I can't Accept the License Agreement. Everything ...
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DraftSight activation fails on Ubuntu 16.04.2

I have Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS with mate desktop. I installed DraftSight with these instructions: https://www.3ds.com/products-services/draftsight-cad-software/free-download/ I downloaded deb file for ...
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Problem with Draftsight activation

I have installed DraftSight recently and every time it requires entering my email for activation , I tried to remove it and deleted it's configuration files with this rm -Rv ~/.config/DraftSight ...
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AutoCAD 2017 for Ubuntu

How do I install AutoCAD 2017 for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS? I installed Wine and got the .exe in Desktop. I right clicked and selected Wine Windows Program Loader and nothing happened. How do I properly ...
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I need a 3D Sketchup-like program [duplicate]

I'm looking for an alternative to SketchUp for Ubuntu with no luck whatsoever. I'm a heavy user of Blender, but since I can't really script at all, it doesn't fullfill my needs completely. What I'm ...
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Draftsight 2016 Top Menus absent

I upgraded to Draftsight 2016 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Now, when I start, there is no menu on the top. Mouse hover Does anybody have an idea how to get the menu back?
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2D CAD application for Ubuntu 14.04 ---> output DWG/DXF files

I would like to know if there are any 2D/3D CAD software available for Ubuntu 14.04. I'm looking for software that produces DWG/DXF files.
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Mouse problem in draftsight

I have installed draftsight (CAD alternative app to Autodesk one) for Ubuntu but I am not able to use the mouse in the model space. The "arrow" is moving slowly and delayded than in other ...
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Usinstalling BricsCAD V15 on Ubuntu 14.04 is not possible?

I have installed BricsCAD V15 from the internet as .deb and the USC helped to complete the installation, what ever I could not find it on the Synaptic Package Manager and I also can't uninstall it ...
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DraftSight activation does not work

Every time I start DraftSight (14.04 LTS) I am asked to activate the product. I have filled in the required questionnaire several times over but the product activation is not triggered. In a couple of ...
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Newest version of Openscad not correctly installing for Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I followed the directions listed here to install Openscad. $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:openscad/releases $ sudo apt-get install openscad When I check the version it says that I am running 2014.01....
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Draftsight for ubuntu 32bit [duplicate]

Again surprised by DraftSight. Since DraftSight 2015 it is unsupported on Linux 32bit machines. As always, previous beta version stops working. Does anybody know if there is a way to either install ...
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LibreCAD. New versions

I am user of LibreCAD and I haven't seen any new version of it since June last year. But the new versions continue to release. These versions are for Windows and Mac. LibreCAD web page still says that ...
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Viewing Solidworks Files

Is there software available with which I can open and view Solidworks files SLDPRT, SLDASM, SLDDRW. I am a relative novice, using Ubuntu 12.04. Cheers.
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Neither Draftsight nor BricsCAD can be installed on 64 bit Ubuntu 13.10

OK, After weeks of trying, reading and searching you guys are my last hope. Let me tell you my test environment; 3 different computers; Desktop with i5 CPU, 8Gb of RAM, Geforce 630 GPU Notebook with ...
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Easy to use and easy to install app needed as a replacement of Autocad LT

In our office we use Windows 8.1 mostly and some 7. W7s are OK but 8.1s are not yet bought. Let's say we are "trying" them. I have convinced the buying department to use Ubuntu since they are only ...
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Preview of CAD files in format .dwg

I'm looking for a utility or a program for Ubuntu, and possibly even for Windows that is able to convert a CAD file format .DWG to PDF. My need is to provide a preview of CAD files, and I thought ...
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CAD applications, Photoshop, SketchUp , Corel apps for Ubuntu [duplicate]

I am planning to change from Windows to Ubuntu because Windows is hard to maintain (because of virus threats and expensive security software). But I'm worrying whether CAD applications such as ...
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Application to draw electrical instalations [duplicate]

Are there any good Linux applications for drawing electro fittings? I haven't been able to find any...Usually these fittings are drawn in the Autocad software.
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Eagle CAD - GTK look

I am an Archlinux (former Ubuntu) user and am writing here to ask how is the GTK (adwaita) look for application "Eagle CAD" achieved in Gnome Ubuntu remix or in normal Ubuntu. I can't seem to find any ...
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SolidWorks on Ubuntu 13.04?

I am a Bioengineering student who works with SolidWorks and I would like to be able to run it on Ubuntu 13.04. Short of having to install Windows, what methods are available and which works best? If ...
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Is there any Ubuntu 12.04-compatible, open-source 3D modeling software capable of creating a 2D cross-section?

I've heard that Blender's boolean algorithm might do the trick, but was wondering if a CAD software had this functionality. Would want an end result similar to a stratigraphic cross-section.
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CAD *.stp files on Ubuntu 13.04 32Bit

I'm not able to open 3D CAD *.stp files on my Ubuntu, I tried to import them with Salome Meca however without effect ? What went wrong ?
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Any 3D CAD programs for Ubuntu?

I need a good CAD program for mechanical engineering. Are there any good 3D CAD programs available for Ubuntu like Autocad?
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Free 2d CAD for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Okay I've looked, and I've looked but for the life of me I can't find a free 2d CAD program that is compatible for Ubuntu. I need it to be free but allow me to type in exact measurements for the sides ...
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Are drivers for 3DConnexion devices included in FreeCAD/ParaVIEW?

Are drivers for the different 3D CAD packages (FreeCAD, ParaVIEW, etc) included in Ubuntu for 3DConnexion devices?
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CAD plus Numerical Simulation

I am a chemical engineer & our CAD usage differs from general CAD usage in the sense that we do more simulation on a model than actually designing that model. In windows we use COMSOL Multiphysics ...
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Is it possible to install AutoCad or an alternative on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What good CAD programs are available? My relative wants to install Ubuntu for his office purposes. He would definitely use AutoCad (as well as other tools). Would AutoCAD ...
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Ubuntu studio/xubuntu 12.04 instead of Ubuntu 12.04/12.10 for CAD/ arhcitectural workflow. Worth it?

I am currently using Ubuntu 12.10. So, as described in the title I am planning to install Ubuntu studio. The programs i use are Blender, Maya 2013, NukeX, Bricscad, Sketchup (with wine) and also i am ...
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Is there any way to install and run Autodesk Civil3D (2010-2013) or Infrastructure Design Suite under Ubuntu 12.10?

I've searched over the net for any workaround to install this software. I tried to install it with Winetricks, with Playonlinux, with Crossover Linux, all with no luck. The program needs DirectX, ....
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Problem with HeeksCAD

I cannot make it work, I have no more ideas. Please, can anyone tell me if there is another 3D CAD similar to HeeksCAD? Every .deb of HeeksCAD are broken, I downloaded the code, and it is missing ...
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The best AutoCAD 2010 Ubuntu alternative?

I'm looking for the best AutoCAD 2010 alternative for Ubuntu. Wine's support for the 2010 version isn't polished so I'm looking for Linux based similar programs. I know that this can be subjective so ...
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Where is the problem?Workspace switching during bricscad drafting with zooming with mouse wheel!

Well, i am currently working with bricscad v12 for my 2D drawings, BUT i have a very annoying issue. When i am zooming too much in brics and working with an active command the workspace is changing. ...
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Is there any user-friendly nurbs modelling software

I can`t find nurbs software like Rhino 3d (or Moment of Inspiration) with: - ubuntu support - user friendly interface - iges, step, 3dm import-export
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Blender 2.62 tutorial for architectural works? [closed]

i just want to learn all staff aboout blender and how to work with it.I am trying to go on linux only and without a windows partition in my system!So i cannot work with autocad in linux also with 3ds ...
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How do I can install libxcb-render-unil0?

I need libxcb-render-unil0 for running DraftSight™ 32x ver under my 64x os. I was trying to install it by a terminal or Synaptic Package Manager but it I didn't succeed in this. root@nazar-Aspire-...
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Is there an equivalent to Google Sketchup?

I would like to know the various tools available in Ubuntu similar to Google Sketchup. I dont like to install Sketchup using wine in Ubuntu.
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How do i convert .dwg to .dxf with free software?

How do i convert .dwg to .dxf using free software(as in freedom) only (webapps are ok) ?
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Is there software that can view .dwg files?

Is there software that can view .dwg files ?
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How do I install Draftsight CAD?

I've installed the 11.04 64bit version and now i can't install Draftsight (32bit with force architecture option) because there is an error with the library libexpat1.. anyone know how solve? andrea@...