Questions tagged [inkscape]

Inkscape is a free, open-source, cross-platform vector graphics editor similar to Adobe Illustrator, Corel Draw, or Xara X. Its native file format is SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics).

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Apparmor: Allow Inkscape to execute extensions in $HOME/config/inkscape/extensions/

I want to extend Inkscape (installed with snap) by putting the SVGO-Optimizer SVGO in Inkscape's local extension directory. According to the Inkscape preferences dialog (Edit/Preferences/System), the ...
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Inkscape crashes when using pdflatex

I started using Inkscape half a year ago and I was totally fine with it. A few days ago I wanted to add some inline LaTex (with pdflatex) to the project I was editing and when I click on apply the ...
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Sozi not working on Inkscape, Ubuntu 20.04 | ImportError: No module named fields

I have successfully downloaded and copied Sozi's folder/files into the proper Inkscape's extensions folder, after which -when I try to run Sozi from the Extensions Menu- I receive this error: ...
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Inkscape: The chosen area to be exported is invalid

I make a screenshot, paste it to Inkscape, clip and resize the image to contents. When exporting the image as .png I encounter an error: The chosen area to be exported is invalid What is wrong?
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Unable to use latex in inkscape

I am trying to use latex in inkscape but it is not working. I installed all the required packages (e.g inkscape-version 1.0.2, texlive-base, pdflatex, pdf2svg, python-lxml , python-gi). The operating ...
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Inkscape unable to access ImageMagick

Platform details: Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS Inkscape 1.0.2 (394de47547, 2021-03-26) (snap image) ImageMagick 8:6.9.10.23+dfsg-2.1ubuntu11.2 and 8:6.9.7.4+dfsg-16ubuntu6.8 (two non-snap versions are ...
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Inkscape Latex renderer fontsize doesn't match text

I want to render Latex equations in my Inkscape drawing with Extensions → Render → Latex. I want to render them directly at a specific fontsize for consistency and to match the fontsize to the figure ...
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How can I create desktop entry for an AppImage?

I want to create desktop entry for Inkscape AppImage. I'm having some issues because I don't have all MimeTypes or an clear idea about running that kind of app on desktop entry. Does anyone knows how ...
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Inkscape consuming 100% CPU on Ubuntu 20.04

I have been using Inkscape for years and never had any issues. But now, all of a sudden, Inkscape is consuming 100% processing power on my machine. I'm not doing anything special, just simple vector ...
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"Render mathematics" is inactive in Inkscape

I recently installed Inkscape on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, and I'd like to use the builtin latex support, but when I go to Extensions > Render > Mathematics > pdflatex, the button is grey, so ...
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Error when trying to print PDF generated using rsvg-convert

I'm trying to create an A3 PDF from an SVG file on the command line in Ubuntu. The Conversion works great and looks spot on. However, when I try to print the PDF in Adobe Acrobat I get the error: An ...
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How to run inkview in installed flatpak inkscape

I have installed the last version of Inkscape via flatpak in Xubuntu 16.04. and it runs smoothly. The problem is that I would like to use inkview as standard .svg viewer, but I do not find inkview in ...
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PFB fonts are broken in certain applications and missing in others (Kubuntu 20.04)

I am running Kubuntu 20.04. I have a problem where certain fonts (Courier and Century Schoolbook L) are broken in applications like Inkscape (where they are invisible) or font-manager where they show ...
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In Kubuntu 20.04, some applications do not use the global menu

I am using Kubuntu 20.04. I added global menu to the panel. Most of the applications are using the global menu perfectly. But Gimp, Inkscape and Texmaker are not using the global menu at all. How can ...
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Inkscape stopped functioning suddenly

I have been working in Inkscape for the past week. Last night, Inkscape suddenly stopped functioning. That is: It takes a very long time to load. When started, it looks frozen, Ubuntu asks me if I ...
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focal InRelease' changed its 'Suite' value from 'focal-updates' to 'focal-security'

When I tried sudo apt update in 20.04 through Terminal, I am stuck at this E: Repository 'http://ppa.launchpad.net/inkscape.dev/stable/ubuntu focal InRelease' changed its 'Suite' value from 'focal-...
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cannot launch inkscape in windows subsystem for ubuntu

I installed inkscape in windows subsystem for ubuntu by: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:inkscape.dev/stable sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install inkscape After the installation, I could launch ...
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The difference between the two versions of Inkscape in Ubuntu repos

I am one of the hobos who don't understand the answer Ubuntu community gives to why there is 2 versions of Inkscape in the Ubuntu repos. I would like to understand the reason. I have used Inkscape ...
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Neither Gimp not Inkscape see my printer; working fine from other applications

I just reinstalled this Ubuntu 19.10 from scratch. All is well, including the Brother MFC-J895DW multifunction printer. But when I start either Gimp or Inkscape, they don't see that any printer is ...
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How can I install the package python-uniconverter under ubuntu 19.10?

I'm trying to do a plot with inkscape and if I copy the image with ctrl + c to another program, I get the error message that python-uniconverter is missing. Further, I'm unable to install it with apt-...
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Inkscape installed by Snap. Where to put Inkscape's Palettes, Symbols, Extensions, et cetera?

Installed Inkscape from Ubuntu Software and now I have no idea where I could put palettes, symbols, extensions, icons etc. There is a .config folder under Snap/Inkscape/Current but when I put these ...
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Snap Inkscape not using window colours from theme

I just installed Inkscape from the Ubuntu Software. When I opened, it has an old look on all of its walls. It reminds me of Windows 98. I have Materia theme running and every other app is taking ...
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Using Inkscape with Ubuntu (files on another partition)

Inkscape on Ubuntu works properly. However, if I try to open a .svg that is located on another partition, I get an error: Failed to load the requested file /media/path/to/file.svg Any idea what ...
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Batch resize a folder full of SVG

I have some Google Material Design icons in a folder. Around 100 of them in a folder. They are very small, the canvas is only 24x24 px. I got Inkscape installed and can resize them one by one. But ...
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How to install fonts in Ubuntu 19.04 / LibreOffice?

I have a rather clean installation of Ubuntu 19.04 on which I have downloaded a Google font (TTF-format), opened it in Font Viewer, and clicked install. In Font Manager I now find the font listed ...
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Is Inkscape meant to look like Windows XP on 19.04?

When I upgraded Ubuntu from 18.04 to 19.04, Inkscape suddenly looked like this: which isn't how it looked before. If it isn't meant to look like that, any idea how can I fix it?
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How do I cut out an object with Inkscape?

How do I cut out a object with Inkscape? I have a photo of flip flops but I need to only have the flip flops cut out.
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Installed Typecatcher Fonts Not Showing Up in Inkscape?

I installed google fonts with Typecatcher, but they are not showing up in Inkscape. Any ideas?
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Inkscape menu bar font unreadably light

How do I change the font color for menus in Ubuntu? It's unreadably light. It looks like the items are unclickable, but the items are clickable. I already tried reinstalling inkscape. This is a fresh ...
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Can't install Inkscape on Ubuntu 19.04

I'm trying to install InkScape on Ubuntu 19.04 from Discover (KDE plasma store), but it shows error: Dependencies resolution failed I tried installing it from PPA sudo add-apt-repository ppa:...
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Cannot launch inkscape and w3m with same error message "Wrong __data_start/_end pair"

On Ubuntu 19.04 x86_64, I cannot launch inkscape due to the following error message. % inkscape Wrong __data_start/_end pair [1] XXXX abort inkscape The same issue arises with w3m. % w3m ...
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Latex in Inkscape is not working anymore after update

I have been using the render-latex option in Inkscape for many years happily. Now, after some updates I get an error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "eqtexsvg.py", line 160, in ...
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Inkscape Ubuntu 16.04 - undefined symbol: _ZN6Magick5Image4readERKNSt7__cxx1112basic_stringIcSt11char_traitsIcESaIcEEE

$ inkscape inkscape: symbol lookup error: inkscape: undefined symbol: _ZN6Magick5Image4readERKNSt7__cxx1112basic_stringIcSt11char_traitsIcESaIcEEE After different combinations of search stumbled ...
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Import eps files in inkscape 092 1 Ubuntu 16.04

I'm trying to import an eps file in Ubuntu 16.04, inkscape 0.92 and got this error: ps2pdf failed: GPL Ghostscript 9.26: Can't find initialization file gs_init.ps.
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Add a new palette/swatch .gpl file to Inkscape when installed as a snap

I have installed Inkscape 0.92.4 on Ubuntu 18.04 as a snap from the official Ubuntu software installer snap store. I want to add a new .gpl palette to Inkscape so that it's available in all my ...
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In Kdenlive, how to change the rotate axis to a specific point?

I've drawn an arm in Inkscape. I'd like to use Kdenlive to rotate the arm (from the shoulder) 90 degrees. In Inkscape, when I want to rotate the arm, I simply change the rotation axis to the shoulder....
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Ubuntu 18.04, Inkscape 0.92: Cannot change icons

I am using a global dark theme on Ubuntu 18.04 and it makes all the icons in Inkscape 0.92 hard to see. I found an icons.svg with better icons and copied them to ~/.config/inkscape/icons but when I ...
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Create CMYK PDF from Inkscape SVG with 100% Magenta "cutkontur"

I designed a sticker to be cut free-form. The printer asks: Please note: For the contour cut we need a vectorized contour line from you in the pdf > print file. Please color this line with a ...
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Inkscape randomly crashes with Uniconvertor errors after switching windows/virtual desktops

Basically, Inkscape will sometimes start opening dozens of errors, mostly with the following message: You need to install the UniConvertor software. For GNU/Linux: install the package python-...
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terminal says inkscape not installed but it is

running ubuntu 18.04.1 on acer laptop. I recently upgraded from ubuntu16 to 18 doing a clean install. all works fine but inkscape. i installed from ubuntu software center. inkscape only let me open ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 won't install inkscape

I have been trying to install inkscape from the source (also tried apt install), but I keep getting the errors below. Would someone please give me the solution? Thanks! Error messages: @owner-HP-...
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how to change units in an svg file via the commandline?

I am taking Gif images, and converting them to sprite sheets so that i can cut them out with my laser. I wrote a script that handles this, but when I convert the png to an SVG, the units always come ...
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Problem installing inkscape

I have been trying to install inkscape, but it keep generating these errors below. Can someone please help me resolve this? Error: % sudo apt install inkscape ...
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Inkscape can't launch in Ubuntu 18.04

How can I download this libgtkmm-2.4.so.1 for Inkscape in Ubuntu 18.04? inkscape: error while loading shared libraries: libgtkmm-2.4.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or ...
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Menu icons not correct in Inkscape

I have installed inkscape (0.92.3-1) on Ubuntu 18.04, and everything works fine. However, the icon panel (tools panel) on the left side doesn't show the icons in a correct manner! Thankful for any ...
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Permissions for $HOME/.config for snap

I have inkscape installed as a snap (https://snapcraft.io/). I am trying to save a replacement for $HOME/.config/inkscape/templates/default.svg, but get an error that permission is denied. My home ...
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Why are there two Inkscape entries in Ubuntu Software? [duplicate]

I seems there are two entries of Inkscape in Ubuntu Software. What is the difference? Which one should I install? (Using Ubuntu 18.04)
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Render LaTeX is not working in Inkscape after installing to 18.04

I have recently installed Ubuntu 18.04 (Not upgrade, a clean install). In Ubuntu 18.04, the rendering LaTeX function in Inkscape is not working. Following is the error output: *** WARNING - the ...
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"pacman" command, what is it about?

I having problems with Inkscape. I have found a thread in a forum talking about these problems. The doubt: in that thread they are talking about a command called "pacman". Does that command exist in ...
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Inkscape dialogue box

I was drawing using Inkscape until I want to export my draw into image file, I faced this problem. Bottom part of the dialogue box is being cut, and I have no idea how to access it. It's seems to ...