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Old 01-07-2009, 10:36 PM   #1
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is there a linux equivalent for autocad
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Depends on your needs. There's qcad which might do it for you. It does 2D, and reads and writes DXF's.

There's PythonCAD. I know much less about this one .

Catia is an AutoCAD competitor which does not officially support Linux, but some have gotten it to work.

And finally, people have made AutoCAD itsself work on linux via WINE , but this could potentially be a lot of work.
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Google "autocad linux"-----889,000 hits

(Yes many of these are redundant....)

I have the sense that we are getting close to "big name" programs like this getting native Linux ports---but then I've had that feeling before.


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