Can Not Find Inkscape On Mac After Download

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Eggbot is designed to work well on Mac, Windows, and Linux computers. To use it, you'll need to install certain software on your computer.Please read below for specific instructions for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Watch soul 2020 full english movie online.

Optionally but suggested, you may also want to download the set of example files from the EggBot Releases page.


  • 1Mac
  • 2Windows
  • 3Linux

Mac[edit]

For recent macOS, 10.11 - 10.15 Catalina, and macOS 11 Big Sur[edit]

Our primary release of the EggBot software is available for Inkscape 1.0, and works under macOS 10.11 through macOS 11 Big Sur

1. Download and run the AxiDraw installer, which includes the EggBot software.
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2. Download and install Inkscape 1.0 for Mac
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Getting Inkscape to run in Mac OS is a little more complicated than what you're probably used to with other applications, so let's take a look at the process. Here at inkscape.org, I'll click on the Mac OS Download button, and I get some information explaining that Inkscape requires something called XQuartz. For Mac OS X 10.4 or later, although you'll need to install the X11 server. The first time that you run Inkscape, it will take a few minutes to start up. Mac OS X Leopard users have a version of Inkscape adapted to their system. Click here to download it.

3. (Recommended): Delete the AxiDraw installer. (It may, erroneously, show up in your notifications center if you do not.)


Legacy install for older macOS 10.7 - 10.10[edit]

1. Download and open the EggBot Mac bundle DMG
2. Run the XQuartz installer included in that DMG (disk image) file.
3. Drag the included copy of Inkscape to your 'Applications' folder.
4. Eject the disk image (DMG).

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Troubleshooting[edit]

  • If you encounter difficulty installing the EggBot extensions for Inkscape (or with plotting, in the next stage), please request assistance through our contact form or through the EggBot forum.
  • If there is a chance that a problem you encounter is specific to EggBot software or hardware, it is important that you do not directly seek assistance through Inkscape's support resources. You're much more likely to get your problem solved by asking people who know about EggBot. And, we'd like the Inkscape team to be ready to help us when we do encounter Inkscape-specific issues.
  • If you are using the 'Legacy' version with Inkscape 0.92 and XQuartz, there are two additional tips to note:
  • Keyboard shortcuts use control (^) instead of Cmd (⌘) as modifier key. And,
  • If copy and paste are not working correctly in Inkscape, open the X11 preferences dialog, and disable the 'Update Pasteboard when CLIPBOARD changes' option.


Windows[edit]

Installation[edit]

Inkscape1. Download and run the AxiDraw v 2.7.0 installer for Windows, which includes the EggBot software: Download link (6.2 MB)
  • The installer is an executable, named 'AxiDraw_270r2.exe'.
2. Download and install Inkscape version 1.0 from the download page at Inkscape.org. (Most users will want the 64-Bit download.)
  • If you need additional assistance for installing Inkscape, you may be able to find good advice at the the Inkscape wiki and/or the Inkscape Forums. Please do not use Inkscape support resources for EggBot-specific issues-- see note below about troubleshooting.


Alternative (Manual) install[edit]

If you already have Inkscape 1.0 installed on your computer, you also manually install the EggBot extensions. For Windows 8 and older versions, please use the installer above for the first time that you install EggBot software, as the installer also includes a necessary USB driver. (You can use the manual method for subsequent installs and upgrades, and for Windows 10, which does not require the USB driver.)
1. Download the software in this ZIP archive (7 MB), and unzip it. (Your computer may unzip the archive automatically for you.)
2. Locate and open your Inkscape user extensions directory. You can find this location as follows:
A. Open Inkscape 1.0
B. From the menu, select Edit > Preferences
C. Select System from the list on the left panel of the preferences window.
D. On the right-hand panel is a list of directory locations. Click the 'Open' button to the right of the 'User extensions' folder location.
3. Copy the contents of the ZIP archive that you downloaded (32 items total; 30 files and 2 subdirectories) into your Inkscape extensions directory, overwriting any files and directories with the same names.
4. Launch Inkscape, or quit and re-launch it if it is open.

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Troubleshooting[edit]

Your software should now be set up to work correctly.
  • If you encounter difficulty installing or using the software, please request assistance through our contact form or through our Discord chat.
  • If there is any chance that a problem you encounter is specific to EggBot software or hardware, it is important that you do not directly seek assistance through Inkscape's support resources. You're much more likely to get your problem solved by asking people who know about EggBot. And, we'd like the Inkscape team to be ready to help us when we do encounter Inkscape-specific issues.


Linux[edit]

The EggBot extension for Inkscape has been developed and tested extensively under Ubuntu. We expect it to work equally well in most Ubuntu derivatives and other distributions where Inkscape is known to work. However, we do not have the capability to test every distribution.


Installation[edit]

  • Install Inkscape 1.0 on your computer. The best way to do this will vary by distribution, but in most cases you can use the software installer provided with the OS. See here for additional information. (All else being equal, we recommend the PPA type install over snap or flatpack.)
  • Launch Inkscape, and select Edit > Preferences from the menu, and then select the System entry. That should list the location of your User extensions directory.
  • Download and unzip the software in this ZIP archive. Copy its contents (32 items total; 30 files and 2 subdirectories) into your Inkscape User extensions directory and relaunch Inkscape. Make sure that you copy all of these files, not just some of the files, and not just a folder containing these files.


Adding dialout access[edit]

Adding your user account to the 'dialout' group:

In recent Linux releases, it is also necessary to change your user permissions, to explicitly grant access to the USB port where the EggBot is located. This can be done by adding your user group to the 'dialout' user group on your system.
  • Open up a terminal window
  • For most distributions (including Fedora and Ubuntu), enter the command 'sudo usermod -a -G dialout <myUserName>' <return>, replacing the <myUserName> part with the user that is running Inkscape (and without the quotation marks or angle brackets!).
  • If you are unsure of your user name, enter the command 'whoami' <return>, and the computer will happily remind you.
  • If you are unsure whether you are already in the 'dialup' group, enter the command 'groups' <return>, and the computer will list the groups that you are in.
  • After changing groups, you need to log out and log back in for the change to take effect.

sudo usermod -a -G dialout <myUserName>'

Troubleshooting

If your permissions are not correct (your user is not in the dialout group), you may get consistent 'Unable to find an Eggbot' type error messages.
If the EggBot menu doesn't appear in Inkscape, verify that when you've extract the zip file, all the .py files are inside .config/inkscape/extensions/ folder (you might have extracted the entire EggBot folder, and .py files might be misplaced)

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Additional linux configurations[edit]

If you use EggBot under Linux, please feel free to add your known-working linux distribution and/or configuration to this non-exhaustive list:

  • Ubuntu 18.04 with Inkscape 0.92
  • Ubuntu 14.04 with Inkscape 0.91
  • Ubuntu 12.04 with Inkscape 0.48.2 - 0.48.4
  • Fedora Core 18 with Inkscape 0.48.4
  • Debian 7 Wheezy with Inkscape 0.48.3.1
  • Antergos 18.3 with Inkscape 0.92.2 2405546


Firmware Update[edit]

We encourage EggBot users to update the latest firmware version. Once your EggBot software is up and running, you can check which version of the firmware you have by selecting the 'Manual' tab of EggBot Control, picking 'Check EBB Version' from the menu there, and clicking Apply.

EBB Firmware versions 2.4.6 and newer contain performance improvements and bug fixes that can prevent certain types of errors.

To update your firmware, please follow the directions here.

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The current version of Inkscape can be installed on computers running macOSversion 10.11 or newer.

If you are on macOS 10.7 - 10.10, you need to install the older Inkscape 0.92.2(from 2017) using the separate instructions below.Inkscape is also available for Mac users who prefer to work with the Homebrewand MacPorts environments.

Installing Inkscape on macOS 10.11 and newer¶

This is the recommended method for most Mac users to install Inkscape. Itinstalls the current version of Inkscape and requires that your computer isrunning macOS version 10.11 or newer.

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  1. Using a web browser, go to theInkscape downloads page.

  2. Click the box labelled macOS (10.11-10.15) todownload the Inkscape disk image (DMG) file.

  3. Once the download has finished, open your Downloads folder in theFinder.You can open this folder by selectingGo ‣ Downloads from themenu bar in the Finder. Double-click the Inkscape DMG file to open it.

  4. Click and drag the Inkscape icon to the Applications icon asinstructed in this window. This will install Inkscape on your Mac.

  5. Open Inkscape by double-clicking its icon in the Applicationsfolder.You can open the Applications folder by selectingGo ‣ Applications from the menu bar in the Finder.

Installing Inkscape on OS X 10.7 - 10.10¶

If you have an older Mac running OS X version 10.7 - 10.10, you can stillinstall an older version of Inkscape, v 0.92. As part of this process, you willfirst install a helper program called XQuartz and then Inkscape 0.92itself.

Step 1: Install XQuartz¶

  1. Using a web browser, go to the XQuartz websiteand click the XQuartz DMG icon to download it.

  2. Once the download has finished, open your Downloads folder in theFinder.You can open this folder by selecting Go ‣ Downloads from the menu bar in the Finder. Double-click the XQuartz.dmg file to open it.

  3. A new window will appear. Double-click the XQuartz.pkg icon to launch theXQuartz installer. Follow the steps and instructions in installer to finish installing XQuartz.

  4. Restart, shut down, or log out of your Mac before proceeding to the next step.

Step 2: Install Inkscape¶

  1. Using a web browser, go to theInkscape 0.92.2 downloads page.

  2. Click the box labelled Mac OS X 10.7 Installer (xquartz) todownload the DMG file, which contains the installer.

  3. Once the download has finished, open your Downloads folder in the Finder.Once again, you can open this folder by selectingGo ‣ Downloads from themenu bar in the Finder. Double-click the Inkscape DMG file to open it.

  4. Click and drag the Inkscape icon to the Applications icon asinstructed in this window. This will install Inkscape on your Mac.

Step 3: Setting Up Inkscape¶

  1. Open Inkscape by double-clicking its icon in the Applicationsfolder.You can open the Applications folder by selectingGo ‣ Applications from the menu bar in the Finder.

  2. Click OK in this window, which appears the first time Inkscape isopened. Wait for Inkscape to open. This might take a few minutes, sinceInkscape is scanning all the font files in your system. The next time youopen Inkscape, it will not take nearly as long to show up.

  3. Once Inkscape does open, its interface will appear inside XQuartz. WhenInkscape is running, you will see the name “Inkscape” in the title bar ofyour window, but the menu bar will show the name “XQuartz” .

  4. With Inkscape open, select the XQuartz preferences by selectingXQuartz ‣ Preferences… from the menu bar.

  5. Click the Input tab, and configure its settings as shown here.

  6. Click the Pasteboard tab, and configure its settings as shown here.

  7. Close Preferences. You are now ready to use Inkscape.

Note that when using Inkscape version 0.92 with XQuartz, its keyboard shortcutsuse the control key, rather than the usual command key.

Homebrew and MacPorts¶

In addition to the preceding “standard” methods of installing Inkscape, you canalso build Inkscape on your Mac using Homebrew or MacPorts. These methods areintended for users who prefer these environments; most users should use therecommended methods above. You will need to be familiar with the macOS terminaland you may need to install Xcode and its command line developertools in order to use these methods. Depending on the type of Inkscape build,you may also need XQuartz.

Using Homebrew¶

  1. Install Homebrew, using the instructions at the main Homebrew site.
  2. See the Homebrew instructions for Inkscape 0.92.2 for the specificHomebrew formula to use.

Using MacPorts¶

  1. Install MacPorts. Read the guideon how to do so, since there are different methods and requirementsdepending on your operating system version.
  2. See the MacPorts instructions for Inkscape 0.92.2 forthe specific MacPorts installation commands to use.