On Sun, 13 May 2012 09:28:05 -0400, Rob Owens wrote:
> On Sun, May 13, 2012 at 03:08:44PM +0200, Csanyi Pal wrote:
>> Camaleón <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > On Sun, 13 May 2012 10:44:33 +0200, Alex Padoly wrote:
>> >> Which GNU package I can installed on DEBIAN WORKSTATION to work as
>> >> SOLIDWORKS.
>> > There are alternatives... and a good table to check here:
>> > http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_computer-aided_design_editors_for_architecture,_engineering_and_construction
>> Such as BRL-CAD, FreeCAD, ...
>> FreeCAD can be installed on Debian system from debian repository,
>> BRL-CAD can be installed from source.
> I haven't found anything on Linux that's really comparable to
> Solidworks, but FreeCAD looks to have the most promise of anything I've
> seen so far. You can check out a distro called CAELinux and see what
> software they include.
I have neither found a good/real replacement for AutoCAD :-( but in the
end, should the application cannot be replaced for whatever reason, we can
always run it from a virtual machine.