A new stable release of FreeCAD, an open ource parametric 3D CAD modeler, was released a few days ago. It features a great variety of improvements in many workbenches, as well as fancy new things like Occulus Rift support.
What’s New in FreeCAD 0.15:
Read the release note for more details.
Install /Upgrade to FreeCAD 0.15 in Ubuntu/Linux Mint:
The new release has been made into its PPA repository, available for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, and Linux Mint 17.
1. To add the PPA, open terminal from the Dash or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run command:
sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:freecad-maintainers/freecad-stable
2. After adding the PPA, you should be able to upgrade your FreeCAD installation using Software Updater or Update Manager.
Or run below commands one by one directly in terminal:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install freecad
That’s it. Enjoy!