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Which is the best vector graphics editor for Linux? The most popular is Inkscape. I have tried working with Inkscape, but feel that ease of working is not great. Comparatively, I have tried working with Microsoft Powerpoint and found it much easier.

Therefore, I used to make just graphics alone in Microsoft PowerPoint and export as vector graphic. But the fact of booting another OS, just for drawing is not a good idea.

What are some good vector graphics software the users recommend for Linux?

I am a mechanical engineer. So mostly, I would be drawing line based 2D or isometric (3D) illustrations.

closed as too broad by Tom, RockPaperLizard, Jan Doggen, Chenmunka, Izzy Sep 29 '15 at 11:24

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    Did you try Inkscape? If yes, why does it not work for you? Currently your question doesn’t list any required features besides that it should be "good" or "the best", but what means "good"/"best" to you? Please edit your question and tell us more about features/functions you desire. – unor Sep 26 '15 at 21:30
  • @unor Updated info! – Sathish Sanjeevi Sep 27 '15 at 14:05
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    Welcome to Software Recommendations! We will need much more information to give good recommendations here – asking for "a tool like X" is never giving enough details, even if linked. You should always list your requirements explicitly. Please see How to ask for an alternative to some software and the questions linked to it for details. – Izzy Sep 27 '15 at 18:32
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Krita has vector graphic mode. It lacks features comparing to Inkscape, but is more user friendly. If you are Ok with powerpoint then Krita would probably be sufficient.

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I would also checkout Apache OpenOffice Draw. It is very easy to use and runs on most platforms. It supports both 2D and 3D illustrations.

Apache OpenOffice Draw

Draw, part of the Apache OpenOffice suite, is a graphics editor that gives you the tools to communicate with visuals and diagrams. With a maximum page size of 300cm by 300cm, Draw is powerful tool for posters, graphs, charts, and more.

OpenOffice Draw UI

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