How to install newest version of yEd graph editor in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS using a bash script

Posted: 2014/11/08 in Ubuntu
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# Install yEd graph editor (includes BPMN icons) (Business Process Modeling Notation (BPMN) diagram creation tool))
# (powerful desktop application that can be used to quickly and effectively generate high-quality diagrams)
# Save diagrams in .pdf format so they can be included as graphics in a new latex document in texmaker
# Allows easy creation of Entity Relationship (ER) diagrams (as part of data modeling by data scientist)
# documentation: http://www.linuxuser.co.uk/tutorials/create-flowcharts-with-yedcreate-flowcharts-with-yed
# other BPMN tools: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_Business_Process_Modeling_Notation_tools
MACHINE_TYPE=`uname -m`
cd /tmp
rm yEd*
rm *.html
if [ ${MACHINE_TYPE} == 'x86_64' ]; then
 # 64-bit stuff here
wget --no-check-certificate http://www.yworks.com/en/products_yed_download.html
YEDVERSION=`cat products_yed_download.html |grep Download|grep yEd|cut -d" " -f3|cut -d"<" -f1`
wget --no-check-certificate http://www.yworks.com/products/yed/demo/yEd-`echo $YEDVERSION`_64-bit_setup.sh
sh yEd-`echo $YEDVERSION`_64-bit_setup.sh
else
 # 32-bit stuff here
wget --no-check-certificate http://www.yworks.com/en/products_yed_download.html
YEDVERSION=`cat products_yed_download.html |grep Download|grep yEd|cut -d" " -f3|cut -d"<" -f1`
wget --no-check-certificate http://www.yworks.com/products/yed/demo/yEd-`echo $YEDVERSION`_32-bit_setup.sh
sh yEd-`echo $YEDVERSION`_32-bit_setup.sh
fi
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Comments
  1. mark911 says:

    Forced to update this installation procedure due to change in domain name and path when trying to download the yEd-`echo $YEDVERSION`_64-bit_setup.sh installer file.

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