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 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 apha layer. What finally helped me was: ...
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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) ...
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I can't get into the sudoers listings [duplicate]

I try to type a command, to get Pinta (because GIMP isn't here for some odd reason) (Command is sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pinta-maintainers/pinta-stable/ubuntu), and it says asbell is ...
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Error compiling GLib in Ubuntu 14.04 (trying to install GimpShop)

I'm kinda new in Linux, so please take it easy on the most complicated stuff. I'm trying to install GimpShop. Installation guide asks me to install GLib first, and when I try to compile it using the ...
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GIMP memory increasing problem

I have a problem with GIMP in Ubuntu 14.04. When starting GIMP it works perfectly at first, but as soon as I copy a selection of pixels value in "system monitoring > resources > memory and swap ...
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Getting Web Designers to use Ubuntu

At my work, most Windows PC's are converted to Ubuntu. But web designers still use Windows because they need graphics editing software like Photoshop. I wanted everyone use Ubuntu for security. Is ...
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Why is Gimp not included in the installation image by default, despite the fact that Canonical no longer tries to shrink their iso to a cd's volume?

Why is Gimp no longer included in the installation image by default, despite the fact that Canonical has moved away from trying to make the image fit on a 700mb volume?
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Open RAW image files in GIMP

Is there any plugin for GIMP to edit RAW photo files? I tried ufraw which is quite popular, but its GUI sucks to the degree of being unusable. Moreover, I want to edit my files in GIMP, using GIMP ...
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Gimp Crashing On Start

I have Ubuntu 14.04 on what used to be a Windows 7 laptop. I have no partition. Windows is absolutely gone. When I first got Ubuntu, I was thrilled to hear that I can get my beloved GIMP. However, ...
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Can't locate package (gimp) in terminal, and in the software center says 'not found' [duplicate]

I desperately need to install Gimp on my computer. When I enter the Ubuntu Software Center Gimp is easily searchable, but when I click on it to download it says: "Not Found: there isn't a software ...
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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? [duplicate]

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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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...