How to Install Diagrams.net on Void Linux

Diagrams.net, formerly known as Draw.io, is an online diagramming tool that allows users to create a wide range of diagrams, flowcharts, and other visual representations. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process of installing Diagrams.net on Void Linux using the command line.

Prerequisites

Before you begin, ensure that you have the following:

Step 1: Updating the Package Manager

In order to ensure that we have access to the latest version of Diagrams.net and all of its dependencies, we need to update the package manager.

sudo xbps-install -Suy

This command updates the package manager with the latest software packages and dependencies.

Step 2: Installing OpenJDK

Diagrams.net runs on the Java Virtual Machine. Therefore, we need to install the OpenJDK.

sudo xbps-install -S openjdk

This command installs OpenJDK on your machine.

Step 3: Downloading Diagrams.net

Before we install Diagrams.net on our machine, we need to download the latest version.

wget https://github.com/jgraph/drawio-desktop/releases/download/v14.6.2/draw.io-x.x.x.x.xxxx.AppImage

Replace "x.x.x.x.xxxx" with the latest version number.

Step 4: Setting Permissions

Now that we have downloaded the latest version of Diagrams.net, we need to set its permissions so that it is executable.

chmod +x draw.io-x.x.x.x.xxxx.AppImage

Again, replace "x.x.x.x.xxxx" with the latest version number.

Step 5: Running Diagrams.net

Now that we have completed the installation process for Diagrams.net, we can run it by executing the following command:

./draw.io-x.x.x.x.xxxx.AppImage

Replace "x.x.x.x.xxxx" with the latest version number.

Conclusion

You have successfully installed Diagrams.net on your Void Linux machine. You can now create and edit diagrams, flowcharts and other visual representations with ease.

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