Using Draftsight on a 64 bit system

Richard Shaw hobbes1069 at
Tue Dec 6 20:15:14 UTC 2011

On Tue, Dec 6, 2011 at 1:05 PM, Lamar Owen <lowen at> wrote:
> On Tuesday, December 06, 2011 10:03:41 AM Richard Shaw wrote:
>> I tried DraftSight many months ago while I was still running Fedora 14
>> x86_64 but never got it to run.
> I'm running Draftsight on F14 x86_64 now; it seems to work fine.  I don't recall having to do anything particularly special, but it has been a while since I installed it.

I didn't spend too much time trying to get it to work, it was probably
some 32-bit library I was missing. I decided that using an open source
program like FreeCAD which includes solid modeling (even if it uses
some non-free components) is still better than using something
completely proprietary.


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