How to install labplot
on Arch Linux



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interactive graphing and analysis of scientific data

LabPlot provides an easy way to create, manage and edit plots. It allows you to produce plots based on data from a spreadsheet or on data imported from external files. Plots can be exported to several pixmap and vector graphic formats. . Features include:

  • project-based management of data
  • project explorer for management and organization of created objects in different folders and sub-folders
  • spreadsheet with basic functionality for manual data entry or for generation of uniform and non-uniform random numbers
  • import of external ASCII data into the project for further editing and visualization
  • export of spreadsheet to an ASCII file
  • worksheet as the main parent object for plots, labels, etc; supports different layouts and zooming functions
  • export of worksheet to different formats (PDF, EPS, PNG, and SVG)
  • great variety of editing capabilities for properties of worksheet and its objects
  • cartesian plots, created either from imported or manually created data sets or via mathematical equation
  • definition of mathematical formulas is supported by syntax highlighting and completion and by the list of thematically grouped mathematical and physical constants and functions
  • analysis of plotted data is supported by many zooming and navigation features
  • linear and non-linear fits to data, several fit-models are predefined and custom models with arbitrary number of parameters can be provided

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Last updated
19 August 2019

Enable snaps on Arch Linux and install labplot

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

On Arch Linux, snap can be installed from the Arch User Repository (AUR). The manual build process is the Arch-supported install method for AUR packages, and you’ll need the prerequisites installed before you can install any AUR package. You can then install snap with the following:

git clone cd snapd makepkg -si

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again, or restart your system, to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install labplot

To install labplot, simply use the following command:

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