The new version of QGIS 3.4.1 LTR is now available for download. On this tutorial, I am going to show you how to install QGIS on Linux Mint 19. Linux Mint 19 is a great Linux for Desktop. I can install the new QGIS 3.4 on Mint 19 and it works very well. If you still use the old version, I would suggest you to upgrade to this new version. There are many great stuffs and bug fixes have been added to this release.
Steps to install QGIS on Linux Mint 19
Step 1. Add the QGIS repository
We need to edit the file sources.list file in the /etc/apt/ directory. Use nano or your favorite text editor to do this
sudo nano /etc/apt/sources.list
And then, copy and paste these lines to the bottom of the sources.list file
deb https://qgis.org/ubuntu bionic main deb-src https://qgis.org/ubuntu bionic main
Step 2. Install the key
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv-key CAEB3DC3BDF7FB45
Step 3. Update and Install QGIS
Finally, update the repository and install QGIS with this command
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install qgis python-qgis qgis-plugin-grass
In few moments, QGIS should be ready for use.
Thanks for reading this tutorial How to Install QGIS on Linux Mint 19.