Flatpak

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Installing

Stable

If you want to install at the user level or don't have sudo privileges add the --user flag to the following commands.

# add flathub repo just to be sure as it might not be enabled if it is your first time using flatpak
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
flatpak install flathub org.freecadweb.FreeCAD

Development versions

If you want to install at the user level or don't have sudo privileges add the --user flag to the following commands.

# flathub-beta repo is not enabled by default
flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub-beta https://flathub.org/beta-repo/flathub-beta.flatpakrepo
flatpak install flathub-beta org.freecadweb.FreeCAD

Running

You may start the flatpak using the desktop file or using the following command:

flatpak run org.freecadweb.FreeCAD

The different branches can be installed in parallel. To choose which one to run use the --branch flag:

flatpak run --branch=beta org.freecadweb.FreeCAD

To run a specific executable (for example FreeCADCmd to run without GUI) from the flatpak use the --command flag:

flatpak run --command=FreeCADCmd org.freecadweb.FreeCAD

Repository

Maintainer(s)

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