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=== Without GNOME dependencies ===
 
=== Without GNOME dependencies ===
Inkscape has quite a few [[GNOME]] dependencies, which can be annoying to users of other environments. If you do not want these, you can compile {{AUR|inkscape-nognome}} from the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]].
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Inkscape has quite a few [[GNOME]] dependencies, which can be annoying to users of other environments. If you do not want these, you can compile {{AUR|inkscapeslide-git}} from the [[Arch User Repository|AUR]].
  
 
==Troubleshooting==
 
==Troubleshooting==

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Inkscape is a vector graphics editor application. It is distributed under a free software license, the GNU GPL. Its stated goal is to become a powerful graphics tool while being fully compliant with the XML, SVG, and CSS standards.[1]

Installation

inkscape can be installed from the official repositories.

Without GNOME dependencies

Inkscape has quite a few GNOME dependencies, which can be annoying to users of other environments. If you do not want these, you can compile inkscapeslide-gitAUR from the AUR.

Troubleshooting

Build error with libpng 1.2.x

If inkscape fails to build with the following error:

In file included from /usr/include/libpng12/png.h:474,
from sp-image.cpp:44:
/usr/include/libpng12/pngconf.h:328: error: expected constructor, destructor, or type conversion before '.' token
/usr/include/libpng12/pngconf.h:329: error: '__dont__' does not name a type

You should be able to solve that by simply commenting the two mentioned Lines in /usr/include/libpng12/pngconf.h out:

//__pngconf.h__ already includes setjmp.h;
//__dont__ include it again.;

(I have got no idea what else those changes influence, so you might want to undo them after inkscape is built. This could be related to Debian Bug#522477 and might get fixed in libpng 1.4)

Related pages

Multimedia in Arch Linux

Inkscape Homepage

Inkscape at Wikipedia