GIMP (short for the GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free software raster graphics editor. It is primarily employed as an image retouching and editing tool.

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Why does “Esc” not cancel current operation (like painting with the mouse) in GIMP 2.8.10?

There's an apparently fixed bug which, alas!, still bugs me: I'd like the Esc key to cancel the current operation (like painting with the mouse). Currently it doesn't. Anyway to affect the desired ...
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How to upload brushes to Gimp

I am trying to upload some new brushes to Gimp and I can't because it is owned by the root. I have had a quick look at how to do it through sudo BUT as I am VERY new to Ubuntu is it possible to just ...
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Gimp ,, move objects (drag & drop) from work window to another?

move objects (drag & drop) from work window to another on GIMP?
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How to install Gimp Toolbox Photoshop Theme

i want to unpack the zip file (from GIMP toolbox like Photoshop) to the path /usr/share/gimp/2.0/themes/ but I need administrator rights to unpack that zip file. How can I proceed? Link: ...
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How to download GIMP from Ubuntu Apps Directory [duplicate]

I would like to download both Ubuntu and GIMP to install on a computer with no internet connectivity. I presume simply downloading Ubuntu and burning an ISO disk will take care of the former. ...
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Gimp: Export every layer as a separate PNG image

I have come to a situation where I have an image in Gimp with multiple layers. Now, I want to export every single layer as an individual image (PNG format preferably) automatically to a folder ...
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Layers Dockable in Gimp Install not available via Window pull-down menu

Ubuntu 14.04 installed and "working" on my Asus N53S (8gb ram) Installed Gimp both via Installer and bash console. Some of the dockables are not available via the window menu. eg Layers can only be ...
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Adobe Kuler to GIMP importer or Converter

Is there any Ubuntu package for converting from .ase to .gpl for use with GIMP? A package plug-in, or anything of that sort is appreciated!
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Gimp/software updater problem

I am running ubuntu 14.04.I installed gimp 2.6.12(which I think is better than ver.2.8). How do I stop software updater from asking me to upgrade gimp?I'ts Very irritating.
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Is Gimp supposed to do this? Hue question

I'm trying out Gimp as a Photoshop alternative and it's okay. But the hue tool is terrible. I try to strip out blues, but then it strips out some of the black as well. I see Gimp gets a lot of praise, ...
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jpegs created by Gimp unable to be read

Just upgraded Ubuntu to 14.04 and Gimp to 2.8.10. Have used Gimp for photo editing for some years with no previous problems. Now when I edit a jpeg photo and export to jpeg or even overwrite the ...
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Gimp options on Unity panel greyed out unless sudo

I'm using Gimp2.8-2.9 on 13.10 and all of the drop-down options to modify a photo from the unity panel menu are greyed out unless gimp is run as sudo. I can only assume this is a permission issue. ...
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download from ubuntu apps directory

I am trying to download GIMP from ubuntu apps directory. When i click on download it opens a windows launch application window. What do I have to do for that?Do I need to download an application for ...
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How to restore the default toolbox windows in GIMP?

I have recently installed GIMP 2.8.6 on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit and for the first time when I opened it, two windows along with the main window were available, but now I can only see a single main ...
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how to convert an xcf file[image] to jpg or png

i have gimp photo editor which automatically saves the converted files in xcf format but they cannot be reopened with any other app and thats the reason for this question please help me
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Gimp installation failed due to depedency [duplicate]

I want to install gimp in 13.10. I follow these procedure to install gimp. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp-edge sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gimp But after i update ...
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How to get Gimp 2.6.6 on Ubuntu 14.04

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 and I need Gimp 2.6.6 for a class. I tried to get it by typing sudo apt-get install gimp=2.6.6-1ubuntu1 However, it said E: Version '2.6.6-1ubuntu1' for 'gimp' was not found ...
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Edit or Add to GIMP's default templates

In GIMP under FIle -> New menu, we have a preset number and resolutions of templates. See image below: I'm looking for a way to add new image sizes and resolutions to this list. I have already ...
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Gimp 2.8 deskew plugin will not install

I tried compiling the deskew plugin using the procedures here, How to compile deskew plugin for Gimp?, to no avail. The plugin doesn't show up in the plugin browser, or the Layer>Transform menu.
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Chrome caused Gimp to stop working

After installing Google Chrome on my HP laptop* running Ubuntu 13.10 I noticed that Gimp would no longer open. I tried uninstalling and reinstalling. I purged and reinstalled but at this point ...
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Install error for GIMP 2.8 repository in Ubuntu 12.04

Hi I'm a linux newbie and am having some problems with installing Gimp 2.8. I previously installed Gimp 2.6 onto my 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04 machine using Ubuntu Software Center. However, I recently ...
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Super Resolution in GIMP

Does anyone have any tips on how to apply Super Resolution techniques in GIMP? I have done a lot of reading but I could not find any examples for GIMP...
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how to use android tablet as a graphics tablet in ubuntu 12.04?

i was wondering whether it is possible to use android tablet as graphics tablet like waccom tablet to draw figures in ubuntu 12.04 specially in libre office . i am using android 4.1.2 on my samsung ...
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How can GIMP 2.8 have two different icons together?

In Unity dash GIMP 2.8.10 has a icon and uses a different one in launcher. GIMP in Dash GIMP in Launcher I searched for GIMP in "File System" and got this. How can this be done while ...
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Installing Gimp 2.8.8 from source

I am trying to install GIMP 2.8.8 and this program has a lot of dependencies. I am trying to install all of them but now I am a bit overwhelmed. I am trying to install gegl-0.2.0 it gives me this ...
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Resize GIMP 2.8 window on Ubuntu 13.10

I had to use GIMP for the first time on Ubuntu 13.10 a few days ago and its window looks pretty weird. It occupies a full workspace and a third of the workspace below: But it can not be maximised ...
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How to add text effects in GIMP 2.8?

Is there any text effects option for GIMP 2.8 ? Like add material, fire, glow etc Or even simpler ones like gradient or different colours in same letter. I am open to add as many text effects ...
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How can I increase the number of files remembered by GIMP?

As of now, GIMP 2.8 remembers just ten recent works in the "File"->"Open Recent" Menu. Is there any way to increase this number? I did it in Gedit and I think it's possible in GIMP too.
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Wacom Graphire4 (model CTE-440) on Ubuntu 13.10?

I got Ubuntu-13.10 just a few weeks ago, and I'm enjoying the interface a lot. What I'm trying to do is get this Wacom tablet to work so I can start hand-drawing things with my computer. It is a ...
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How to remove Gimp logos from gimp interface?

I've just downloaded gimp. Inside the interface I find two gimp logos - same as in gimp application icon - one in the interface and second one in the toolbox. Its kind of annoying and I want to remove ...
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Unable to find GIMP after installation through Software Center [closed]

I installed Gimp through the Ubuntu Software Center and the software center says it's installed, but it doesn't appear in the dash and I can't find a way to start it. I tried connecting to the Gimp ...
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How can you download an app from the Software Center from a PC without Ubuntu to a USB

I'm having a problem with networking device (Not Ubuntu's fault.) , so I am using my moms Mac to copy an Ubuntu app to my USB device. When I try copy the file, the software center gives me a button ...
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Gimp “levels” editor starting up very slowly

During the last months, the "levels" editor (Color→Levels) was starting up slower and slower – but only when called up via the menus. Called up a second time by clicking the image (when it was the ...
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Completely mucked up everything trying to install gimp 2.8 [duplicate]

I recently tried installing gimp 2.8 and apparently I have a lot of broken packages. Not too geeky when it comes to terminals and such. Did a purge of gimp and then enter it. This comes up: ...
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Install GIMP's Felimage plugin

I am following a tutorial and the step I'm at requires to apply a filter "Felimage". However, I cannot install it. Running ./configure says that I do not meet the GIMP version requirement : ...
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Add gradeints to GIMP 2.8 in Ubuntu 12.04 lTS

I have added it in Windows 7. Can anyone tell me the path to gradients folder for GIMP in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS. Thanks.
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How do I make Tools Options show up in GIMP 2.8?

I'm using GIMP 2.8. How do I make Tools Options window show up? E.g. I select a Flood Fill tool, and I would like to change Threshold.
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gimp select not working [on hold]

I am a new user to Gimp and a novice Ubuntu user. I am learning Gimp via the help files and decided to try out the select tool and feather it. It appears that there is a bug because it isn't ...
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GIMP saves as xcf extension

I used to use Irfanview to edit my files but it stopped working a couple of days ago so I switched to GIMP but I can't seem to find a way to save a file other than xcf.
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Problem installing GIMP on 12.04 [duplicate]

Get following error while trying to install GIMP 2.8 on Ubuntu 12.04: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp : Depends: libgimp2.0 (<= 2.6.12-z) but 2.8.6-0precise1~ppa is to be ...
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How I can install Gimp 2.8 and Gimp 2.9 on the same computer?

How I can install Gimp 2.8 and Gimp 2.9 on the same computer and work with both?
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Most options are disabled/greyed-out in GIMP [closed]

I'm attempting to resize an image and save the resizes image. Google taught me that I should be looking for the scale image option, however it's disabled along with Save Image, Export image and most ...
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How to install Resynthesizer in gimp?

I dont know how to install Resynthesizer in gimp.I want Resynthesizer for editing my images.Anyone please help
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Troubles with GIMP Resynthesizer [closed]

GIMP Version: 2.8.8 Operating System: Linux List any ERROR messages you received: Ubuntu internal error: plugin-heal-selection.py crashed with error in heal_selection(): procedure not found. Error ...
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How to upgrade gimp version?

I have gimp 2.8.6 on Ubuntu 13.10 and i want to upgrade it to 2.8.8 but i don’t know how ? (if i add the 2.8.8 PPA it wil just upgrade it or it will download whole gimp 2.8.8 ?)(I don't want to waste ...
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Window Control does not return to Open Office Write, if switch back from GIMP

If I work with Open Office Write. Than work with GIMP. When I switch back to Open Office Write, the windows control (on the top (by default) black strip) still show menu of GIMP, instead of Open ...
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Possible to call GIMP via to the commant line to flatten and export a pdf image? [duplicate]

I've got a pdf figure with millions of semi-transparent points that I made in R. I want to flatten it to reduce filesize and then export it back out as a PDF (as a vector still, not a bitmap). If ...
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Is LTS nothing more than security updates? [duplicate]

I switched back from Ubuntu 13.10 to 12.04 and i noticed that many apps are way behind their stable releases in the 12.04 repository/software center, like Gimp and Texmaker, and i wonder why that is ...
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what extension for uploading drawings from gimp to facebook

Today I upgraded to Ubuntu 13.10 from 13.04. It looks good. I didn't test Gimp Image Editor on the 13.04 version but I just tested the 13.10 version with a painting with Gimp and when I tried to ...
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How to install separate+ gimp-plugin for cmyk support?

In order to open CMYK photoshop files, I want to install the separate+ plugin for gimp. Since for building separate+ from sources it is required editing the makefile by hand(?), I was hoping for an ...