Gantt Chart Software for Linux - Schedule Your Projects Efficiently

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If you’re looking for Gantt chart software for Linux offering superior performances and functionality, look no further than Edraw.

A gantt chart is a specialized bar chart commonly used in project management to provide a graphical overview and schedule of all tasks or to indicate the work elements and dependencies of project. On the left of the chart is a list of the activities and along the top is a suitable time scale. Each activity is represented by a bar; the position and length of the bar reflects the start date, duration and end date of the activity.

Introduction of Powerful Linux Gantt Chart Software

Edraw gantt chart software for Linux is not only a great option for large, global companies for its powerful and professional functions but also a good choice for small business for its affordable price. It is compatible with Microsoft and has a similar layout with it which make Edraw very easy to use.

Gantt Chart Software for Linux

System Requirements

Compatible with the most popular Linux distributions such as Debian, Ubuntu, Fedora, CentOS, OpenSUSE, Mint, Knoppix, RedHat, Gentoo and More.

Features of Gantt Chart Software for Linux

Superior Features:
1. All-in-one project management tool which can create calendar, PERT charts, QFD, HOQ, Timeline and so on, not just gantt charts.
2. Built-in gantt chart shapes and professionally-designed templates are provided for helping users get started quickly.
3. It offers a set of drawing tool for users who want to design shapes that suit them best.
4. Real-time collaboration and multiple file formats import & export it provided make charts sharing convenient.

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  • Visualize how projects evolve over time
  • Schedule, mange, and track your projects in real-time
  • Provide various Gantt chart templates and easy-to-use
  • Easy to estimate project costs and manage budgets
  • Compatible with MS office files (e.g. Microsoft Project)
  • Collaborate with team members effortlessly

Built-in Gantt Chart Shapes

Below are gantt chart shapes provided by gantt chart software for Linux. Just drag it and drop on the drawing page to create your own gantt chart.

Gantt Chart Shapes

Steps to Create Gantt Chart on Linux

Follow below simple steps and you will find creating gantt chart on Linux is such an effortless and interesting thing.

Step 1. Launch the software, go to File menu > New > Project Management and then double click the icon of Gantt under templates window to open a blank drawing page.

Open A Gantt Chart Drawing Page

Step 2. Drag and drop a gantt chart shape on the drawing page, then set the necessary information on the dialog window, such as date unit, working day, format, etc.

Drag Gantt Chart Shape and Set Information

Step 3. Double click the text and edit the task names.

Edit Task Name

Step 4. Add a new task or sub-task by right-clicking or clicking the first two buttons directly under Gantt Chart menu.

Add Task

Step 5. Set the column width by putting the mouse cursor on the line between two cells and drag to the width you want; set the row width by dragging the yellow point in below picture.

Set Width

Step 6. Right click your mouse or click Insert Column under Gantt Chart menu to add a new column if necessary.

Insert Column

Step 7. Go to Page Layout and click Fit to Drawing to lay out the gantt chart.

Fit to Drawing

Reasons to Use A Gantt Chart for Project Management

More and more companies choose gantt chart as their project management tool to enhance their communications, forecast over the long term and track results because of the mang advantages offered by it. Here lists 5 fundamental reasons why companies use gantt charts for project management.

  1. Gantt charts are created to keep users on track, providing a visual timeline for starting and finishing specific tasks, which can avoid completion confusion to a great extent.
  2. Gantt charts can be used to replace meetings and enhance other status updates, which provides an easy and visual method to help team members understand task progress.
  3. A gantt chart is a great tool to reduce burden which makes reporting clearly and straight-forward. Employees can report on the progress with the scheduled activities.
  4. These charts can make clear how various tasks are interrelated and perhaps rely on the completion of another to meet specific objectives. 
  5. The scheduling function of gantt charts helps teams members understand the overall impact of project delays can foster stronger collaboration while encouraging better task organization.

Gantt Chart Examples

Below is a gantt chart examples created by our Linux gantt chart software. All the examples it created can be freely download and easily edit and share. Just download the one you like and customize it to your own with no hesitate.

Gantt Chart Example

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