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Inkscape 0.48.2 refuses to show my newly added Ubuntu color palettes in the color palettes selection menu.

I have downloaded the Ubuntu color palettes for GIMP/InkScape from, extracted the files and copied them to /usr/share/inkscape/palettes/ where all the other color palettes are.

I've even made sure that all the files have the same permissions, just in case.

What am I missing?

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The problem is that the color palettes were not saved correctly. I have re-saved them in a proper format and put them on Ubuntu One.

Here are the files. In the archive there is now a readme file explaining the installation process as well.


I've filed a bug against ubuntu-branding and sent a fix to be replaced with the currently available palette on

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