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I have been trying to install gimp 2.7.5 for a few days now but keep getting this message:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:

gimp: Depends: python-gtk2 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.24.0-2 is to be installed
      Depends: libc6 (>= 2.11) but 2.13-20ubuntu5.1 is to be installed
      Depends: libfontconfig1 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.8.0-3ubuntu2 is to be installed
      Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.22.0) but 2.24.0-1ubuntu1 is to be installed
      Depends: libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.31.2) but 2.30.0-0ubuntu4 is to be installed
      Depends: libgs9 (>= 8.61.dfsg.1) but 9.04~dfsg-0ubuntu11.5 is to be installed
      Depends: libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.24.0) but 2.24.6-0ubuntu5 is to be installed
      Depends: libgudev-1.0-0 (>= 147) but 1:173-0ubuntu4.1 is to be installed
      Depends: libjpeg62 (>= 6b1) but 6b1-1ubuntu2 is to be installed
      Depends: librsvg2-2 (>= 2.14.4) but 2.34.1-2 is to be installed
      Depends: zlib1g (>= 1:1.1.4) but 1:1.2.3.4.dfsg-3ubuntu3 is to be installed

Were would I get the things the program wants, and how?

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Welcome to Ask Ubuntu! Are you trying to install this package via the Ubuntu Software Center, or the commandline? –  WarriorIng64 Mar 18 '12 at 0:48
    
Ubuntu Software Center or through Terminal? –  jaorizabal Mar 18 '12 at 1:38

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In the meantime(I assume Gimp 2.6 is now uninstallable, I've also had this problem), you can try and use GIMP 2.74. There's not much difference from 2.75. It still has the Single-window mode and Text input improvements.

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You have 4 options:

Install from this ppa. <--What I think you should do
For directions on how to do that check here.
The landing page for that PPA tells you what other PPAs you have to add to get the 2.7.5 install working.

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/gnome3-team/gnome3/ubuntu oneiric main

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/ricotz/testing/ubuntu oneiric main

Installing a bunch of ppas may or may not completely fix it with dependency issues though.

Dynamically compile all the dependencies and have what looks like a normal gimp install, but could break other software. - don't even think about it

Statically compile all the dependencies and link it all in to one huge gimp executable. - possible, but not likely

Wait until the main-line dependency system converges at the package level you want.

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