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2d cad recomendation or help on linux?

Dear: LMR

Hello guys it is me Noah. Today I began to play with librecad on my ubuntu computer and I am really struggling with it. I downloaded another cad call QCad and it is far harder. Please guys this is coming from a guy who loves 3d modeling and never has used 2d before; So can you either help me get started with librecad like maybe a book recomendation or online tutorials, or recomend a new more user friendly software that is only for linux. TJust to let you know I am not willing to purchase any software. It all has to be free and no charge. Thank you.

From: Noah

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Programming a Picaxe in Ubuntu

Well, a small comment in the shoutbox caused several guys to download Ubuntu. Good choice, I like it! Here's a walkthrough to programming a PICAXE in it.


STEP  1) Download the Linux Axepad here- http://www.rev-ed.co.uk/software/linaxepad_100.tar.gz

STEP 2)  Extract the files to a folder on your desktop called "LinAXEPad" or whatever you want to call it.

New Axepad for Linux Ubuntu users

The creators of Linux Axepad have created a .deb package for Ubuntu users. I was having issues with the other version off of rev-eds site. So far no issues with this one. 


Once you have it installed you have to open a terminal and run "sudo linaxepad"