kicad package in Ubuntu

kicad: Electronic schematic and PCB design software
kicad-common: Old common files used by kicad - Transitional Package
kicad-dbgsym: debug symbols for kicad
kicad-demos: Demo projects for kicad
kicad-doc-ca: Kicad help files (Catalan)
kicad-doc-de: Kicad help files (German)
kicad-doc-en: Kicad help files (English)
kicad-doc-es: Kicad help files (Spanish)
kicad-doc-fr: Kicad help files (French)
kicad-doc-id: Kicad help files (Indonesian)
kicad-doc-it: Kicad help files (Italian)
kicad-doc-ja: Kicad help files (Japanese)
kicad-doc-pl: Kicad help files (Polish)
kicad-doc-ru: Kicad help files (Russian)
kicad-doc-zh: Kicad help files (Chinese)
kicad-libraries: Virtual package providing common used libraries by kicad

This package has 18 new bugs and 0 open questions.

Package information

Debian Electronics Team
Medium Urgency
any-amd64 any-i386 arm64 armhf mips64el ppc64el all
Latest upload:

*actual publishing details may vary in this distribution, these are just the package defaults.

Upstream connections


KiCad is a set of applications used to capture electronic schematics and design printed circuit boards. KiCad runs on Windows, Linux, and Apple OSX and is released under the open source GNU GPL. The KiCad project hosting has moved to GitLab at Bugs can be filed on the GitLab KiCad issue tracker at Please note that this is the KiCad developers website. If you have a user related question, please use one of the KiCad user resources listed in the "Community" section of the KiCad website If you wish to contribute to KiCad see the Developers section in the KiCad website at

Bug supervisor: yes
Bug tracker: no
Branch: yes

There are no registered releases for the KiCad ⇒ stable.

The Groovy Gorilla (active development)
5.1.6+dfsg1-1 release (universe) 2020-05-29
The Focal Fossa (current stable release)
5.1.5+dfsg1-2build2 release (universe) 2020-03-25
The Eoan Ermine (supported)
5.1.4+dfsg1-1 release (universe) 2019-08-10
The Bionic Beaver (supported)
4.0.7+dfsg1-1ubuntu2 release (universe) 2018-04-11
The Xenial Xerus (supported)
4.0.2+dfsg1-4 release (universe) 2016-03-13
The Trusty Tahr (supported)
0.20131208+bzr4024-1 release (universe) 2014-01-13
0.20131208+bzr4024-1ubuntu2 updates (universe) 2014-10-07
The Precise Pangolin (supported)
0.0.20110616-1 release (universe) 2011-10-13