How to install Inkscape in ubuntu 18.04 or 20.04?

Inkscape is a free and open-source vector graphics editor used to create vector images, primarily in Scalable Vector Graphics format. Other formats can be imported and exported. Inkscape can render primitive vector shapes and text.

Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching from application drawer.

Run the following the code it will ask for your sudo password.

sudo add-apt-repository

It will take a couple of minutes to download, so BE PATIENT.

Once it is done just run the following

sudo apt update
sudo apt install inkscape

Just search inkscape on the Application search drawer. And Start EDITING.


Incase you turn your mind and want to remove the inkscape package run this command in terminal.

sudo apt remove --autoremove inkscape