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Building Inkscape on Debian: Easy as 1, 2, 11 (ish)!

On my brand new, very cool Jolicloud installation, I needed to use Inkscape for some vector work. However, the version of Inkscape in the repositories is 0.46, which does not feature the toolbar menu More here

I decided to take the adventurous step of building Inkscape from source. It’ s not actually too difficult if you have experience with building software.

Before you start, make sure that you have the C++ toolchain installed: sudo apt-get install build-essential automake autoconf.

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