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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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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“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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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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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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How to convert an .xcf file/image to JPEG or PNG?

I use the GIMP photo editor which automatically saves the converted files in .xcf format, but they cannot be reopened with any other app. How can I convert or save my images as JPEG or 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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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How to add new fonts to gimp?

With this question I refer to the one, where to add fonts to libreoffice : Why I can't install new fonts in LibreOffice? How can I add new fonts to gimp ?
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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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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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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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Is there a Paint.net Equivalent on Ubuntu 12.04 [duplicate]

I have tried GIMP and the tool I am looking for is not in it. I have looked into paint.mono but have no clue on how to install it. I just need an art program with a simple Curve tool, where draws 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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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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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 opens too big for the screen in Ubuntu 12.10?

Gimp 2.8.2 opens too big for the screen (some of it is visible in the lower workspace when using workspace switcher). If i maximize it, it's too big on top. How can i make it be within the screen? ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Gimp colours do not fill correctly

This is probably a very easy question, but I am stumped. I am trying to edit a png. I select a colour with the "Select by color" tool, change the fill colour to red ff0000, or 255,0,0, but when I ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Installation problems with Gimp 2.8 on Kubuntu 12

I've just upgraded to Kubuntu 12.04 and having problems installing Gimp 2.8, I was wondering if anyone can help me? I've followed these instructions: sudo add-apt-repository ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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, ...