Install LibreCAD on Nvidia Jetson
Open Source 2D-CAD
LibreCAD is a free Open Source CAD application for Windows, Apple and Linux. Support and documentation are free from our large, dedicated community of users, contributors and developers.
Documentation available at: https://dokuwiki.librecad.org/doku.php
To run: Menu -> Graphics -> LibreCAD
To run in a terminal: librecad
Fortunately, LibreCAD is very easy to install on your Nvidia Jetson in just two steps.
- Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Nvidia Jetson.
- Use Pi-Apps to install LibreCAD.
For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest version of Nvidia Jetpack for your specific Jetson (Jetson TX1, Jetson Nano, Jetson TX2, Jetson Xavier, or Jetson Orin).
LibreCAD will run on L4T Ubuntu ARM64.
Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Nvidia Jetson with just a few clicks.
Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:
wget -qO- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Botspot/pi-apps/master/install | bash
Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here: https://github.com/Botspot/pi-apps
Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install LibreCAD.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:
Then click on the Engineering category.
Now scroll down to find LibreCAD in the list.
Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install LibreCAD for you!