How To Install QElectroTech on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

In this guide, we will show you how to install QElectroTech on Ubuntu systems with two different methods.

QElectroTech is a free application that has been designed to help create electrical, electronic, automation, control circuits, mechanical objects to illustrate processes, instrumentation drawings and many other things.

QElectroTech uses the GNU/GPL license and can run on Gnu/Linux, Windows and macOS. With its large collection of standard and custom symbols.

Install QElectroTech on Ubuntu-APT method

Follow the steps below to get started with QElectroTech :

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • QElectroTech package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it via importing PPA repo as follows:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scorpio/qelectrotech-dev
  • Run the command below to reflect on PPA
sudo apt update -y
  • Then install qelectrotech as shown below:
sudo apt install qelectrotech -y
QElectroTech Ubuntu

Install QElectroTech-Flatpak method

NOTE: Also you can install QElectroTech with Flatpak

Flatpak, formerly known as xdg-app, is a utility for software deployment and package management for Linux. It is advertised as offering a sandbox environment in which users can run application software in isolation from the rest of the system.

  • So install the Flatpak manager with running the following command:
sudo apt install flatpak -y
  • Enable Flatpak using the following command
sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub
  • Install QElectroTech using the following flatpak command.
flatpak install flathub org.qelectrotech.QElectroTech -y
QElectroTech Ubuntu

Access QElectroTech

  • Access QElectroTech with CLI by running the following command:
  • You can it on the system search bar by typing QElectroTech as follows
  • Alternatively, Flatpak users will need to launch using the command below:
flatpak run org.qelectrotech.QElectroTech
  • QElectroTech will be launched as shown below
QElectroTech Ubuntu

How to Remove (Uninstall) QElectroTech

  • Remove QElectroTech APT Method
sudo apt autoremove qelectrotech --purge -y
  • Remove QElectroTech with Flatpak Remove Method:
flatpak uninstall --delete-data org.qelectrotech.QElectroTech
flatpak remove --unused

Install QElectroTech – Conclusion

That’s it


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