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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gimp: Some packages could not be installed ERROR

I am trying to install GIMP, I am getting the following error need help deepak@deepak-Latitude-E6400:~$ sudo apt-get install gimp Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading ...
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how to get insane bump working in gimp installed in ubuntu 14.04

i've followed this http://registry.gimp.org/node/28638 post and done everything without missing a single step, and i've did it many a times,but i don't actually get the option of insane bump in ...
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Is there a simple way to move selections in gimp for animation?

I am trying to make a overlay in gimp for videos, and I am wondering if their is a way to have gimp automatically slide a layer to the left slowly and export the frames automatically. I am trying to ...
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installed gimp but it doesn't open

I just installed gimp. It doesn't open if I click on it, it doesn't open if I do sudo gimp either. Im using Ubuntu 14 and Unity. Edit. Answer to comments. If I reinstall gimp (tried ...
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Gimp crashes in 15.04

From a command line start, gimp tries to start and load stuff, but then this: This is a development version of GIMP. Debug messages may appear here. (gimp:6339): Gimp-Widgets-CRITICAL **: ...
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Create patterns for Moiré patterns in inkscape / gimp [closed]

How can I create images like the one below in inkscape or gimp? I'm trying to create patterns that will show me Moiré patterns when overlapped and turned.
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Gimp Plugin Mixing Images

Hi. I have a qustion about a gimp plugin and where, if, I can find it. As you can see, in the image bellow there is a printed image. On one side the printed image is normal, on the other it it's ...
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Gimp does not start

My gimp does not start, I get the following error: gimp /usr/share/themes/Yuyo-Dark/gtk-2.0/Apps/libreoffice.rc:40: Unable to locate image file in pixmap_path: "Entry/entry-border-bg-solid.png" ...
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Xubuntu 14.04 (and Mint 17.1) will not detect Canon scanner MP237 (MP230 series)

I just purchased a new multi-function Canon unit ... MP237; copier, printer and scanner. I have Simple Scan and XSane; along with Gimp, installed. I can print and copy (as far as I know) just fine. ...
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Gimp won't launch

When I start Gimp from the terminal it won't launch. I get the following error message: (gimp:17589): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to read the recently used resources file at ...
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Cannot install Gimp 64 bit

I am trying to install Gimp on a 64 bit PC with Ubuntu 14.10. I have added the dedicated PPA ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp but I am not able to install Gimp due to its reliance on a lot of 32 bit ...
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GImP Plugin: unable to access GimpDrawble or Gimpimage resolution

 m trying to get image resulotion in a plugin I m writing. But when I call resolution function the plugin crashes saying image does not exist..... But I can access the drawble , plz tell if there us ...
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How to batch process JPG images to change its quality with Nautilus-Actions?

First of all: Thank you for taking the time to read this and provide some help. Any advices are appreciated. I am using Nautilus-Actions in order to add a custom context menu's action in order to ...
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How to set default program to open specific file type

I wish to set the default program to open .jpg files and other image files to GIMP. To do this as said in one of the answers here, I went into this section (Right-click > Properties > Open ...
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Gimp: I can't find any of the controls or toolbars that I used to be able to see

I used to use Gimp and really liked it but it's been awhile. Now when I want to use it again, the only thing I can see is the tiny little box with the image. I can't find any of the controls or ...
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gimp source build error g_module_build_path

I m trying to build gimp 2.8 from source, all dependencies are me but now while if "make" on it it gives this error: /i386-linux-gnu/libgtk-x11-2.0.so: error: undefined reference to ...
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starting Gimp gives fatal error

I have installed gimp and get this message in terminal: gimp This is a development version of GIMP. Debug messages may appear here. gimp: fatal error: Segmentation fault gimp (pid:5024): [E]xit, ...
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Edit Gimp source code for personal requirements

I wanna edit gimp source code for my personal specific requirements that are custom printing related, is there any way i can download edit and compile gimp code for windows and ubuntu...?
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How to enable the thumbnail of gimp brushes on nautilus

I've recently install a box with ubuntu gnome 14.04 and I've noted that the gimp brushes don't have a thumbnail. The xcf is ok with a gnome app for that, but for the .gih and .gbr I don't find yet an ...
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Unity application running but not responding

I'm quite confused and not sure how to exactly describe the issue, but I'll start with the statement that everything was fine for over a week (since I actually started using Ubuntu) until 30 minutes ...
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Is there a way to fill an image with its background color to square size?

Let me describe my problem: I have a site where I post sponsors company logos. Once I'm sent the logo (or I've googled) they are usually in rectangle size - width and height are not equal. On my ...
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Is there a way to use Gimp without the toolbox?

I have been attempting to use Gimp but usually have to quit frustrated. Using Gimp tutorials do not help because the steps include opening up options I simply don't have. For example, trying to ...
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Installed custom fontface but some weights are not available in certain applications

I've installed an open source typeface, which comes with different weights from thin up to black. When browsing installed fonts with, say, Fontmatrix, all weights are properly shown. Same is true when ...
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Rectangle selection boundary is too thick in GIMP

When I make a rectangular selection with GIMP 2.8.10, the actual border of the rectangle is too wide (at least 4 pixels wide). Previous versions of the GIMP had a 1-pixel-wide selection. How do I get ...
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Centre, left and right align text in GIMP

I am running Ubuntu 14.10, and GIMP 2.8. And I was wondering if there is any way of left aligning, right aligning, or centring text in GIMP? As this would be something very useful and is included in ...
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Gimp uses only one CPU when applying a Gaussian Blur

If I use "Selective Gaussian Blur" in Gimp, only one CPU gets used. My PC has four. Is there a way to tell Gimp to use all available CPUs? Some operations take quite long, and this would reduce the ...
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Auto rotate scanned text

How to automatically rotate a scanned image? Even if you insert the paper into the scanned carefully. About one degree rotation is left. Is here no way to automatically rotate the scanned image? I ...
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Huion Tablets w/Gimp Guide?

The system won't allow me to comment on the Huion H610 Tablet question for lack of reputation, so I have to post a new question which may be beneficial to all. Between my wife and I we have two ...
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Gimp: How to change layer effects once added? For example change drop shadow values

I am on my long way to get totally rid of windows and only use ubuntu. One major reason to use windows is photoshop, but I am trying to get used to gimp although this is very hard for me with 10 years ...
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How to use Gimp Scripts?

I am interesting in using this gimp scripts When I threw them in my gimp script folder and started gimp version 2.8.10 I could not find any of this filters, So I have a question where can I find ...
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GIMP: TIFF save cannot handle indexed images with alpha channel

When I wanted to save TIFF file, I got this message box: TIFF save cannot handle indexed images with alpha channel Although I had no alpha layer. Here is an example which cannot be exported to ...
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What would be a good way to scale and align various scanned images using common points?

I have a number of images of scanned maps. These maps all fit together in two dimensions. Is there a good tool I can use to specify points common to two overlapping images that'll then scale and ...
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gimp 2.8 install problem on ubuntu 14.04 [duplicate]

In a terminal,i wrote this command: apt-get install gimp And it returns with this output: E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the ...
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GIMP plugin to change ticket number and export image automatically

I have designed a ticket which includes a sequential ticket number (001,002,003...500) and now I have to export each and every ticket number as a separate PNG image. This is a lot of manual work and ...
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Resize and arrange pictures automatically on a canvas

I want to make a template for printing 9 cards of 63 x 88 mm on a DIN A4 paper I want to load the images so that they re-size themselves and I can print them directly. How can I do that?
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GIMP: 2d or 3d texture

How do I make a 2d or 3d so that it looks like it is folding from a breeze and also add script as a banner above a logo?Honestly, I don't know what keywords to use to search Google/YouTube to find ...
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GIMP Separate RGB -> CMYK plugin - how to get output color profile

I use newest Ubuntu and newest GIMP, i have the plugin Separate installed. I try to convert image to CMYK. In a dialog in a drop-down list I have 16 RBG profiles to choose input profile, but none for ...
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Which version of GIMP should I install? [duplicate]

I have linox & want to download Gimp. Which version should I use?
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14.04: How to run Gimp in Single-Window Mode?

I am running Gimp 2.8.10 on Ubuntu 14.04 (installed from the repositories). With previous Ubuntu versions it was possible to run it in Single-Window Mode; this is no longer the case with 14.04: Is ...
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How to invert colors in multiple images using Gimp in terminal?

I need to convert multiple .png images from black (and dark grey) to white (and light grey). I have found that I eed to use gimp plugin "plug-in-vinvert" but I can not figure out how to use it. I have ...
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Error when using Resynthesizer plugin in Gimp 2.8.10

I'm trying to make Resynthesizer plug-in work in Gimp 2.8.10 under Ubuntu 14.04 TLS but I get this error: Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/lib/gimp/2.0/python/gimpfu.py", line 699, in ...
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Green border around fonts in GIMP

I have a problem in the way text appears in GIMP, I think its related to hinting or antialiasing but I have no idea about the cause nor the solution for it.. the attached photo says it all.. please ...
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cannot install plug-ins for Gimp in Xubuntu 14.04

I am trying to install "Upsize.C" and "noise-generator-0.2.5" for gimp. for upsize.c happens this: christian@mobile02:~/software/gimp-plug-ins$ gimptool-2.0 --install upsize.c gcc -pthread ...
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How to copy a layer between images or canvas in gimp 2.8?

I have two image tabs open and I want to copy one layer from the first image to the second image keeping dimensions and size. How would I do that? Example: I have this 640px by 400px first image ...
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gimp tools have stopped working

Help gimp has stopped working. My gimp program tools (selection tools other than the menu select all, paint bucket, pencil, paint brush, eraser, spraybrush etc.) stopped working. I have Ubuntu ...
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Is there alternative program for read text attributes (family, color, size etc.) from PSD format in Linux Ubuntu?

GIMP is wonderful tool but in all its' greatness PSD format full compatibility for text is missing. That is, text layers become rasterized upon import. I've found out that this is because lack of ...
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How Improve pixel/resolution line using Gimp?

How can I improve pixel/resolution line using Gimp in this file below? It is very small and I want to increase it. Thanks!
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How to find out what an action is called in gimp's Batch Image Manipulation?

I want to both zealous crop and remove image transparency for a bunch of files. I know how to start the batch job and I was able to find the action plug-in-zealouscrop for--duh--zeahlous crop. Yet I ...
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Docking floating text options window in GIMP 2.8.10?

Regarding on-canvas text editing in the GIMP: is there any way to dock, move, or eliminate the floating text options window? I use the text tool for captioning and labeling, and it gets in the way. ...
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Problem with GIMP when instaling scangearmp on ubuntu 14.04

I get the following message when installing scangermp on ubuntu, i run the command ./autogen.sh and then i get : checking for GIMP... no configure: error: Package requirements (gimp-2.0 >= 2.0.0) ...