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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Using GIMP to open .xcf files fails

Version 2.9.5 in Ubuntu 14.04 ; After saving an image in xcf format, I try to open it with GIMP version 2.8.18 on wine or Windows This gives me an error message: Opening 'C:\users\kisame\Bureau\2....
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Application (GIMP 2.8.18) updates

I know that an application (GIMP) has had a recent update from 2.8.16 to 2.8.18 to fix some security issues. This recent update is not being pushed out by Snappy for Ubuntu 16.04. I know this because ...
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Getting invisible menus in LibreOffice, Skype, and Gimp

I am randomly getting clear menus and other working windows while working in LibreOffice and Gimp. I think I get them with Skype, but since it doesn't show a frame, there is nothing to make an image ...
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How can I make Gimp look more like Photoshop

Is it possible to make Gimp look more like Photoshop? If so, How can I do this?
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How can I get the gimp pencil to work?

I'm using the Gimp app. I was recently editing a head on a game called Graal Era online. It was working fine but now it won't let me color at all. I can't get the pencil to work at all.
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Layer and toolbox window doesn't appear when I reopen GIMP after closing it using the launcher

If I close GIMP with the x on its window, everything works fine. But most of the time I have so many images open that I do not want to close each individually. In this case, I go to the Ubuntu ...
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Gimp not working after ubuntu 16.04 update

I installed gimp while on version 15.10 and it worked fine and now after a long time when I tried to open it after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04, it fails to open and a pop comes saying it has crashed. I ...
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Is there an easy way to add a text layer to many frames for a gif using GIMP?

I'm new to this and have zero education with computers. I can't seem to figure out how to add the text to my gif without placing it in the wrong place and it seems to bounce everywhere. Any help would ...
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There is no menu buttons for GIMP 2.8 in Ubuntu 16.04?

There is no menu buttons in the top menu bar when opening GIMP 2.8 as seen in the image here; even if I hover over or make them permanently be displayed. For other applications seem to work, but not ...
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Why did Canonical drop support for Gimp and how to recover from it?

I was offered an upgrade to 16.04. During the upgrade, I saw this: I can kinda see why Expect and w3m are being dropped, but why Gimp? More importantly, how to do I find pre-built packages that I ...
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Can I make a screenshot and directly open it in Gimp?

Common use case for me and printscreen: Hit printscreen and save .png Open up Gimp Find file I've saved Edit file (crop and highlight regions) It seems like the first three steps could be combined ...
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Gimp image editor isn't starting at all

I've installed gimp image editor on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. If I start it from the terminal it only says: Segmentation fault (core dumped) I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall it ...
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gimp bucket fill, fills wrong color

I've made sprite sheets many times before, but now gimp is messing up. Bucket fill, colours a space gray rather than teal. I cant figure out how to fix it, (I havent tried purging gimp yet). I made a ...
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Gimp Numix incompatibility?

I know this will sound crazy, but my U15.10 and latest Gimp 2.8 crashes when I'm using the Numix theme/icons. Switching to something else makes Gimp work. Here's the tail of the errors: (gimp:19406):...
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Can't install gimp on ubuntu 14 - 64 bit

I am trying to install GIMP on Ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit. But, I got this error message : The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-...
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How to outline a polygonal area and cut it out so the lower layer shows through? [closed]

How do I outline (determine/specify) a polygonal area, and then cut it out (eliminate it) so the lower layer shows through?
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Ubuntu 15.10 inkscape,gimp,libre…all app top drop-down menu icons missing

This is inkscape: This is gimp: I tried few days but It is still not works. I hope you can help .thank you guys
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Latex equations in GIMP?

I want to use GIMP to design a scientific poster. Is there a plugin or something to insert and edit latex equations in GIMP?
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Gimp does not open on Ubuntu 14.04

How to open gimp , i have installed gimp on ubuntu 14.04 from the software center but when i click the icon nothing happens , then i typed gimp on the terminal and i get the following message "...
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“Separate” plug-in does not install for GIMP 2.0

I've followed the instructions below to install the separate plug-in for GIMP. The tar file was extracted in the ~/Downloads folder, copied the separate file to the corresponding plug-ings folder (...
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Gimp starts but then doesn't open (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS )

after having upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Gimp did keep working properly for some time. If I now open it (via either dash or terminal) it seems to start alright, the loading bar and everything is ...
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Is it possible to give an application window-control buttons which it currently does not have?

I don't know how possible this will be as I have programmed a lot before and have often set it so that programs are not able to be resized etc and making it so that it does not have certain window-...
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How to install EPSON l210 scanner

I am trying to install the Epson scanner driver... I have extracted the tar.gz. file but on ./configure shows the error checking for GIMP - version >= 1.0.0... checking for gimp-config... no no ...
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How to Install gimp 2.8 on ubuntu?

I installed gimp 2.9.3,on my Ubuntu 15.10 but I saw that this version of Gimp have some bugs with tools like Cage Transform tool. I google the problem and after a while I decide to uninstall Gimp 2.9....
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GIMP: How to assign a keyboard shortcut to “screenshot” function

How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to the function "screenshot" in GIMP Following preference -> configure keyboard shortcut I cannot find "screenshot in the list of actions". Ideally, a shortcut ...
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GIMP failed to uninstall

This is what I get when I try to uninstall GIMP: yoyo@yoyo-Inspiron-3521:~$ sudo apt-get remove gimp [sudo] password for yoyo: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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Gimp does not respond when I use Cage Transform tool

When I use Cage Transform tool and I select the cage, the program works fine. But when I close the area, the program says "Transforming the region" (or something like that since I have Gimp in catalan)...
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GIMP Installed But Not Listed In Available Programs

I recently installed Wily and the GIMP along with it. When I tried to associate it with the JPEG "external editor" in Shotwell, it wasn't available in the list. Using "Open With" on a JPEG from ...
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Is there any “Background Removal” Program in Ubuntu besides GIMP?

I need to remove background from images locally. I use photoshop in windows and GIMP in Linux but GIMP is too much for me for simple background removal purpose. Is there any easier alternatives for it....
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Monoprice Drawing Tablet MP1060-HA60

I've purchased this model 6814 tablet from Monoprice and am trying to use it in Gimp and Inkscape in 14.04. It seems that previously, there was a driver "wizardpen" for non-Wacom tablets which is no ...
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The blending tool doubt in GIMP, please help solve this situation?

I am new to GIMP and have an image that is 700x400 in size. I want to add a text to this image, but not on the image. So I went ahead and created a little bit of space on the right side of the image ...
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Can you change the menus in GIMP via a theme?

I want to change the content of the GIMP menus to make it a simpler application and hide all the advanced stuff that I never use. Is it possible to do this via a theme or does it require creating a ...
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Error when installing gimp from Ubuntu Software Center

Last night my internet connection was slow so I canceled Gimp installation (4.5 Mb/53Mb). But today when I try to click on Gimp install button in Ubuntu Software Center, this error came up "Requires ...
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gimp not loading in acer aspire es1-512 notebook

I installed Ubuntu 14.04 in my new lap of Acer Aspire ES1-512. When i try to open Gimp 2.8, it is not loading. It hangs. Please help me.
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gimp - How to move between input using 'tab' keyboard button?

It is possible to move between inputs using tab keyboard button? Now I cannot. Do I need to set anything? I have GIMP 2.8.14 on Lubuntu 14.04. See the picture
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Color adjustment for 100 jpg files: Fast workflow for save+next

I want to do manual color adjustment for 100 jpg files. The workflow I use at the moment works like this: open first jpg in gimp. do manual color adjustment. Either "auto" or "curves" save jpg (...
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How to apply “drop shadow” to anti-aliased text?

I have an image of anti-aliased text on a transparent background, and I want to apply the "drop shadow" effect as well. However, the shadows ignore the semi-transparent pixels inside the selection, ...
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Segmentation fault (core dumped) - GIMP

Running 15.10 / 32bit I tried to install Gimp via PPA / with sudo apt-get install gimp and with Software center too. Each time after I uninstalled gimp, I used Purge command. And each time i tried to ...
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How to transform an image into a cartoon from command line?

I would like to create this cartoon effect from photos just with the command line. Desired effect examples: Can you describe the process or give some hints to achieve this cartoon effect? Info: ...
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Package dependencies cannot be resolved when trying to install gimp in Ubuntu software center

The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-0ubuntu1.2 is to be installed Depends: libc6 (>= 2.15) but 2.19-0ubuntu6.6 is to ...
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Gimp not starting issue

I recently upgraded my Ubuntu to 15.10. After upgrading, i was able to open Gimp. But after some days when i try to open Gimp (version 2.8.14), it stays at startup forever without any error and always ...
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Very strange bug in Unity (or less likely in Gimp and Skype) - some windows dont show anything

Sometimes when I start Gimp main window looks like this: After a few restarts of Gimp everything renders OK. Sometimes I can also reporduce this bug with Skype: In this case it helps just to ...
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Processing Nikon D5300 Raw images in Ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed both UFRaw and DarkTable. but I have problem processing Nikon D5300 raw files (.nef). every raw image I open in both applications has a purple tint. I ...
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What viewer supports multiple different formats? [closed]

I am currently trying to make a Linux distro, that will primarily be used to recover, backup, restore, scan Mac/Windows/Linux machines. When I recover data, it's hard to tell if the images(and or ...
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Is there a tool in linux/gimp to dynamically layout a grid of images for scrapbook cutouts?

I'm looking for a tool that will layout images into grids dynamically without altering their proportions. The purpose would be to make cutting image printouts much faster for scrapbooking. I know a ...
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How can I change the ppi of an image in GIMP?

I want to transform the images (of any size) to A3 size and I am using GIMP? Its only showing the 72ppi option but I want to increase it to 330 or more than 72ppi. Its not showing any option to edit? ...
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Ubuntu boots straight to desktop

I created an install disk for Ubuntu 14.04.3 and for some reason, it is ONLY booting to desktop. When the GIMP2 screen comes up, I choose "Install Ubuntu" and it decides not to install, and go just ...
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How do you completely flip an image in GIMP 2.8?

I have a background image of pillars lined up in a curve. I would like to add some of these pillars in the foreground, but I need to flip the image for this. A horizontal flip doesn't do it because it ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 64bit Cannot install Gimp

I am at the end with my knowledge. I cannot install Gimp of unmet Dependencies. I tried quite a lot but nothing. It is a fresh install on a Dell Latitude E6420. I added the ppa to the software center ...
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Gimp plugin Bimp - problem with config

I have problem with bimp plugin, its a gimp plugin for batch image manipulation [download link]. After installation its works only when i run gimp from terminal as root - when i run it from icon, ...