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 make Gimp run as a single window?

Gimp is nice, but the one thing that drives me nuts is that everything floats around in front of each other, often hiding the main window and forcing me to minimize all open windows until I find 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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Why gimp 2.8 slow on ubuntu 12.04?

I am running ubuntu 12.04 64 bit on 4-core cpu and what i am facing is that when i open a .psd file or a heavy .xcf/.psd file my gimp sends me a "force quit" message. I am using gimp for professional ...
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Resize pictures automatically

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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How to set pressure sensitivity in GIMP to control line thickness?

My sister is moving from Windows and I just got her a new graphics tablet. However, the pressure sensitivity controls opacity rather than line thickness; she really needs this feature from ...
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How to compile deskew plugin for Gimp?

I'm interesting in using this Deskew plugin which appears somewhat old, with broken links in the gimp registry. https://github.com/prokoudine/gimp-deskew-plugin How do I go about installing it on ...
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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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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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Is there a way to change the formatting of a single word in GIMP?

just a quick question but I can't figure out if it's just not possible, (which is fine, workaround is easy enough just time consuming), or if I'm too blind to see it. For example, I want to put one ...
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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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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?
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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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Getting Wacom Bamboo Pen + Touch pressure sensitivy in GIMP

I've installed my Wacom Bamboo Pen + Touch (CTH-460) in Ubuntu (at least on one system, not another) and the pen works well for controlling the mouse cursor. However, I can't get pressure sensitivity ...
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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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Why was gimp removed at the last upgrade?

Well, I did a partial upgrade and it included removing gimp. I was planning to reinstall it later, but when I try to, I get the following error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp : ...
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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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Export image as SVG in GIMP

I have a project I have been working on (an image) within GIMP and I would like to export it as an SVG. Is this possible, or am I going to have to stick with exporting multiple sizes of an image? I ...
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With GIMP, how do I hide all layers except the current one?

Is there a way to hide all other layers when you click on the 'eye' symbol ? It's like what Macormedia Flash does , display only the layer that you click on , all else is hidden. Is there a shortcut ...
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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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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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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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Where would I find a PPA for the newest version of GIMP?

Does anyone know of a PPA that has the development version of GIMP? I would like to try out the new single window mode.
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Is there a better way to redact a PDF?

I had to print a couple of PDFs recently to send to someone, but I wanted to redact (black out) a couple small bits of text. A quick google search didn't turn up any tools for this specific purpose, ...
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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 do I change the bucket fill colour in Gimp Image Editor?

How do I change the bucket fill colour in Gimp Image Editor?
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unmet dependencies when Installing GIMP [duplicate]

I can't install GIMP, it says something about unmet dependencies. The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: python-gtk2 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.24.0-2 is to be installed ...
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How do I fill the current selection with color?

I remember there's some option allow you to fill current selection with colors , but I couldn't find it anymore
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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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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 ...