CAD on Linux is something you can do very easy and for free, but if your budget allows you, you can spend big bucks on great software.
Here i will show you a free tool called QCAD by RibbonSoft. www.ribbonsoft.com
They are the makers of:
- QCAD – commercial version and the free version, a 2D CAD software.
- CAM Expert – commercial version, a CAM extension of QCAD.
- vec2web – free conversion tool from DXF to bitmap and other formats.
- DXF Library
The free version is the Community Edition of QCAD, which you can install for free using your Software Management tool of you Linux distribution. EG: in openSUSE (which i use), open Install Software, search for qcad and install it….yes! it’s that simple.
Now you have a free, full of great features 2D CAD tool ready to use.
Image(optional) >> QCAD >> Blender