This simple tutorial shows you how to install the yEd Graph Editor in Ubuntu 12.04 Precise, 12.10 Quantal, 13.04 Raring, 13.10 Saucy and Linux Mint.
yEd is a powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams. Create diagrams manually, or import your external data for analysis. The automatic layout algorithms arrange even large data sets with just the press of a button.
The official website provides the yEd installer script for 32-bit /64-bit Linux systems, which includes a suitable JRE.
To download this script, press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command (check 32-bit or 64-bit via System Settings -> Details):
For 32-bit system:
For 64-bit system:
Before running this script, run below command in previous terminal to give its executable permission.
chmod +x yEd-3.13_*-bit_setup.sh
Finally run the script to bring up setup wizard:
Follow the setup wizard. When done, you’ll be able to open yEd Graph Editor in Unity Dash.