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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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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Shotwell crashes on save of _modified file by GIMP

Issue: I select "edit in external editor" and the picture opens in gimp with the _modified.JPG extension. I edit in GIMP. I select "overwrite pic_modified.JPG" in GIMP (previous version it was just ...
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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 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

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 to set-up GIMP Tool windows on Ubuntu?

I have Ubuntu 13.04 installed with GIMP 2.8.4 on it. If I select show single window, I am unable to resize or move the tool windows. They simple as high as the GIMP window. How to set this up ...
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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 ...
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How to limit max width of Gimp edit window when loading image for edit?

Opening an image in GIMP for editing brings up three separate windows, two side panels that open left and right of center to hold the toolbox and other settings, and the image to be edited in the ...
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Where's The Scanned Image?

Ubuntu 13.04 Gimp 2.8.4 HP OfficeJet 6600 scanner/printer hplip 3.12.11 (drivers & stuff for the HP scanner/printer) When I scan in GIMP (file->scan...), it gives me a "scan successful" message ...
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Running NYPL's Map-vectorizor in Ubuntu - GIMP scripting errors

I hope this is the right place to ask this question I recently endeavored to digitize a bunch of old maps and I aim to use NYPL's map-vectorizer tool that was written inside a Mac. The aforementioned ...
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All Lines are Dotted! [closed]

When using GIMP, and I select a pencil or a brush, all my lines are dotted! How do I fix this?
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Gimp Terminal install problem [duplicate]

zarjazc@PL998794-VPCEL22FX:~$ apt-get install gimp E: Could not open lock file /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (13: Permission denied) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), are ...
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How to switch off GIMP message on RawTherapee export?

I'm using RawTherapee 4.0.11.0 and have GIMP defined as the external editor. Each time export an image from RT into GIMP 2.8.6 I get the following message from GIMP: "Warning: The image you are ...
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How to revert changes made by *.deb

I installed a *.deb on my Ubuntu 13.04 that was probably badly maintained (more of that later). I downloaded it from a download-portal (it was gimpshop_26953.deb from netzwelt.de) and installed via ...
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How do I recover unsaved files in Gimp?

I was working in Gimp on a cover for my new book and before I could finish it my computer crash and I lost all my info is there anyway for me to undo my computers history and retrieve my info?
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How can I combine multiple images into a single GIMP file with the command line?

How can I combine multiple JPEGs into a single, layered XCF via the command line? Using GIMP's graphical interface I can choose File ▸ Open as Layers..., but I don't see an analogous command-line ...
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Is there a way to run a script on gimp startup?

Now that I know how to play with python fu, there are certain things I want gimp to do when started, in there a way to do this via python script?
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Can't open .eps files in GIMP 2.8 (Ubuntu 13.04)

Everything was working fine in Ubuntu 12.04, I upgraded my system and now GIMP won't open .eps files: Opening '.../Fnostim.eps' failed: Could not interpret Postscript file '.../Fnostim.eps' PS: ...
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Gimp (GAP) on Ubuntu 10.04 [closed]

There's a picture of what comes up. This comes up every time I try to extract videorange. I've tried .mp4, .MPG, and .flv files and it says the same thing each time. I looked it up on youtube, and ...
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GIMP 2.8 doesn't allow to save usual image file formats (jpg, png) via Save dialog

I used to save images as usual image file formats (jpg, png) by pressing Ctrl+S or Ctrl+Shift+S (Save or Save As dialog). Now in version 2.8 GIMP doesn't allow it anymore: you can Save only as .xcf ...
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GIMP doesn't show Tools window

I have installed GIMP 2.8.4 on Ubuntu 13.04 (via standard repositories). My problem is I don't see Tools window (the one I used to show/hide with the Tab key). How can I make Tools window appear?