QElectroTech is an free application designed to help engineers create electrical, electronics, automation, control circuits, mechanical objects to illustrate processes, instrumentation drawings and many other creative potentialities. This guide has been written to act as a reference for installing QElectroTech on Ubuntu 18.04 / Debian 10.
QElectroTech is licensed under GNU/GPL and can run on Windows, Linux, and macOS. With its large collection of standard and custom symbols, you can describe most of the commonly used components in electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, computer systems. The design elements are saved in a xml format but projects and diagrams can be saved as *.qet format for further editing.
You can export all your designs to various formats such as dxf, pdf, jpg, png etc.
Install QElectroTech on Ubuntu 18.04 / Debian 10
You can install QElectroTech on Ubuntu / Debian from PPA, Snap or Debian package downloaded manually.
Install QElectroTech from Snap:
sudo apt update sudo apt install snapd sudo snap install qelectrotech
To view more details about installed version, run:
$ snap info qelectrotech name: qelectrotech summary: Electrical diagram editor publisher: laurent trinques (scorpio) contact: https://qelectrotech.org/forum/index.php license: GPL-2.0 description: | QElectroTech is a Qt5 application to design electric diagrams. It uses XML files for elements and diagrams, and includes both a diagram editor, an element editor, and a titleblock editor. commands: - qelectrotech.dxf-to-qet - qelectrotech - qelectrotech.qet-tb-generator snap-id: CEFA0rCgrd6XZ1w9fX4mZzE8jrbR7y6n tracking: stable refresh-date: today at 21:42 CEST channels: stable: 0.7.0+git2.ccc43c816 2019-07-17 (78) 121MB - candidate: 0.70-RC2~svn5945 2019-06-26 (18) 122MB - beta: ↑ edge: 0.8-dev-5-g348a8d997 2019-08-19 (151) 121MB - installed: 0.7.0+git2.ccc43c816 (78) 121MB -
Install QElectroTech from PPA – Ubuntu 18.04
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:scorpio/qelectrotech-dev sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install qelectrotech
$ apt policy qelectrotech qelectrotech: Installed: 1:0.5-2 Candidate: 1:0.5-2 Version table: *** 1:0.5-2 500 500 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 Packages 500 http://mirror.hetzner.de/ubuntu/packages bionic/universe amd64 Packages 100 /var/lib/dpkg/status 0.80.r5999-2ubuntu1 500 500 http://ppa.launchpad.net/scorpio/qelectrotech-dev/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 Packages
To launch QElectroTech, use the terminal
Or Desktop Environment Launcher.
Enjoy using QElectroTech and visit Official documentation to reveal its Ins and Outs.
For CentOS / Fedora, checkout: