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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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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Ubuntu 14.04 - PDFs with forms create black bars on some pages

I've been working with PDFs with forms, and recently I've had some issues with a set of character sheets for D&D; they come with forms so that you can save your character digitally, but when I use any ...
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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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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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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 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 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 ...
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how to install webp plugin for gimp?

how to install gimp webp plugin? I found out that we can do it using with gimp-plugin-registry, but donno how. I have install gimp-plugin-registry extension for gimp from ubuntu software center, now ...
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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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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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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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How to add a drop shadow effect in Gimp?

Can anyone tell me how to add a drop shadow effect in Gimp. I have seen it in a number of designs. EXAMPLES: and
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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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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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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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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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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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how to go back to gimp 2.6?

on an old PC, I have Lubuntu 12.10. during GIMP installation, the newest version was installed (ver. 2.8), but I think its a little heavy for an old machine like mine with a poor Intel Celeron CPU ...
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How can GIMP 2.8 have two different 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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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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Can I close an image in Gimp and have the entire program close?

I'm using GIMP 2.6.12. When I'm done editing an image and want to close Gimp, I have to do the process twice. The first closure will close the open image file. After that, GIMP remains open but in a ...
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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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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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Why doesn't GIMP support CMYK?

Why does GIMP not support CMYK? This is a feature that I really need as a user and I don't know why it is not supported in GIMP by default. Is there possibly a way of which I could add support for ...
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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...
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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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Gimp: toolbox display & main window resize issues in 12.10

I recently installed 12.10. When Gimp is launched, its main window extends below the bottom of the screen, and cannot be resized vertically, only horizontally. Also, the toolbox window isn't displayed ...