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Ubuntu packages for Tulip 3.6 are now available

Ubuntu users can now install the last version of Tulip through the packaging system.
Packages are available for the following Ubuntu distribution : lucid (10.04), maverick (10.10) and natty (11.04).

Here is an exhaustive list of the package that can be downloaded and installed on your Ubuntu system :

  • libtulip Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Core library
  • libtulip-dbg Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Core library - Debug Symbols
  • libtulip-dev Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Core library - Development files
  • libtulip-ogl Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: OpenGL library
  • libtulip-ogl-dbg Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: OpenGL library - Debug Symbols
  • libtulip-ogl-dev Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: OpenGL libary - Development files
  • libtulip-qt Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Qt library
  • libtulip-qt-dbg Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Qt library - Debug Symbols
  • libtulip-qt-dev Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Qt library - Development files
  • tulip Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Tulip software
  • tulip-dbg Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Tulip software - Debug Symbols
  • tulip-doc Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Framework documentation
  • tulip-ogdf Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: OGDF library bridge
  • tulip-ogdf-dbg Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: OGDF library bridge - Debug Symbols
  • tulip-plugins Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Tulip Base plugins
  • tulip-plugins-dbg Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Tulip Base plugins - Debug Symbols
  • tulip-python Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Python bindings
  • tulip-python-dbg Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Python bindings - Debug Symbols
  • tulip-python-doc Tulip: A software for huge graphs visualization.: Python bindings documentation

To install Tulip, proceed the following way :

1) add the Tulip packages repository to your local repository database :
    > sudo add-apt-repository ppa:tulipsoftware/ppa

2) update your packages list and install tulip
    > sudo apt-get update
    > sudo apt-get install tulip

This will install tulip, its libraries and all the base plugins.

If you want to install the Python bindings and the Python scripting features, you need also to install the tulip-python package.

If you want to use the OGDF layout plugins, you have to install the tulip-ogdf package.

Last but not least, if you encountered a crash, you can install debug packages in order to get a meaningful stack trace through the use of gdb. You can then post this trace on our bug tracker to help us fix the bug you encountered.

Enjoy !