How to install Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) in Ubuntu 18.04 – Free Online Vector Graphics Editor For Linux

Vector graphics editor (Vectr) is a computer program that allows users to design and edit vector graphics images on a computer and save them in many popular vector graphics formats such as EPS, PDF, WMF, SVG or VML. You can use this application to design a variety of images, such as logos, wedding cards, presentations and more. Vector is a lightweight and user-friendly application to design vector images without losing the resolutions. The vector-free design app is a cross-platform application that is available for major operating systems. Linux, Microsoft Windows, MacOS, Chromebook. Vector is an open source application for the Linux operating system, and Vector Graphics is a great alternative to Adobe Illustrator used to edit images. In this article, we are going to learn How to install Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) in Ubuntu 18.04 – Free Online Vector Graphics Editor For Linux.

How to install Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) in Ubuntu 18.04 – Free Online Vector Graphics Editor For Linux

How to install Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) in Ubuntu 18.04 – Free Online Vector Graphics Editor For Linux

Follow the below steps to install Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) in Ubuntu 18.04 – Free Online Vector Graphics Editor For Linux:

Before we start the installation of Vectr (vector graphics editor) let’s update the packages & repositories of Ubuntu 18.04 using below command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt-get update
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Ign:1 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic InRelease
Err:2 cdrom://Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS _Bionic Beaver_ - Release amd64 (20180725) bionic Release
Please use apt-cdrom to make this CD-ROM recognized by APT. apt-get update cannot be used to add new CD-ROMs
Ign:3 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Ign:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/aseman/desktop-apps/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:5 http://download.virtualbox.org/virtualbox/debian bionic InRelease
Get:6 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release [943 B]
Hit:7 http://ppa.launchpad.net/audio-recorder/ppa/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:8 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release.gpg [819 B]
Hit:9 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Get:10 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB]

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Now we have to download the Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) application package from its official website. So use the below command to download the same.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ wget http://download.vectr.com/desktop/0.1.16/linux/Vectr-0.1.16.zip
--2018-12-16 13:01:14-- http://download.vectr.com/desktop/0.1.16/linux/Vectr-0.1.16.zip
Resolving download.vectr.com (download.vectr.com)... 2606:4700:20::6819:dd1a, 2606:4700:20::6819:dc1a, 104.25.220.26, ...
Connecting to download.vectr.com (download.vectr.com)|2606:4700:20::6819:dd1a|:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 50120114 (48M) [application/zip]
Saving to: ‘Vectr-0.1.16.zip’

Vectr-0.1.16.zip 100%[=====================================================================================================================>] 47.80M 1.06MB/s in 49s

2018-12-16 13:02:04 (989 KB/s) - ‘Vectr-0.1.16.zip’ saved [50120114/50120114]

Enter the following command to see if the .zip format of Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) App is downloaded. Refer to the output below

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ ls -l Vectr-0.1.16.zip
-rw-r--r-- 1 itsmarttricks itsmarttricks 50120114 Jun 9 2017 Vectr-0.1.16.zip

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Now use the following command to extract the Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) App package.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ unzip Vectr-0.1.16.zip
Archive: Vectr-0.1.16.zip
creating: linux-unpacked/
inflating: linux-unpacked/LICENSE

After extract the package, you will get a directory called “linux-unpacked”, just change the directory using the CD command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ cd linux-unpacked/
itsmarttricks@mangesh:~/linux-unpacked$

The best advantage of the Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) app is a portable application and you do not need to install it. After entering the directory you get a script file named “vectr”. Use the following command to run the script file and start the application.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~/linux-unpacked$ sudo ./vectr

To get the full features of the Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) application and to save the design work you have to create a free account by clicking on the sign-up button.

How to install Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor) in Ubuntu 18.04 – Free Online Vector Graphics Editor For Linux

Vectr (Vector Graphics Editor)

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