SweetHome3D is a free interior design application. You can install it from most repos; however, the install often requires a lot of unneeded libraries and/or didn't work well for my situation. There are several articles that suggest you can/should run it directly but none gave the steps needed so I thought I would pull together a quick post on it.
It's not difficult or glorious, hopefully the info will be of use to others. Here are the steps:
- download SweetHome3D
- extract files:
tar -xzf SweetHome3D-*.tgz
- run the jar:
- note: you will need a JRE - openjdk works just fine
I did manage to produce a working docker sweethome3d which keeps you from installing anything (other than docker); however, the java GUI blacks out sections of the app from time to time and wasn't worth the effort given I already have java installed for dbeaver. If you are interested in getting it to run in docker feel free to start with what I produced: https://gitlab.com/drad/docker-sweethome3d.