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 do I get the latest GIMP version available?

I understand that there is a new version of the GIMP available, although it appears that the only way of doing this is by compiling from source :P Is there another way of getting it, or if I have to ...
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When will Gimp 2.8 come to the software repository?

I'm not a novice, I could find a ppa or just compile it but I like to keep my systems tidy. So with that being said, when will Gimp 2.8 come to the software repository? Also, rather than just getting ...
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How do I install Gimp 2.7?

I just reinstalled my Ubuntu system with 11.10, but ran into a problem when I tried to install Gimp 2.7. I always get unmet dependencies (it's german, so I can't tell you the exact english ...
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How to upload an image to deviantArt directly from Inkscape and GIMP?

How can I upload an image directly from Inkscape or GIMP to deviantArt?
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BABL: Recreate aclocal.m4 with macros from libtool 2.4

I am trying to install the development version gimp2.7.2 on my Ubuntu 11.04 box.I was following these instructions for the same.I ran into an error at the step where I had to make babl. sudo make ...
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How can I install Gimp 2.8's help documentation on Ubuntu 12.04?

Ubuntu 12.04 comes with Gimp 2.6, so I installed Gimp 2.8 using the instructions below: sudo apt-get purge gimp* sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp sudo apt-get update sudo ...
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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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How to install additional Gimp fonts

I want to install more text fonts on Gimp. Currently I have only the default fonts. Where can I download and install them? I am on Ubuntu 13.04, using gnome - lastest version.
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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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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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Can i install Gimp 2.7?

I am trying to install Gimp 2.7 on my Ubuntu 11.10 64bit. I used the following: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gimp This issue is ...
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Avoid “save for web” in Gimp

Previously Gimp could directly open and save JPEG and PNG-images. Since Ubuntu 12.10 Gimp is upgraded and requires me to save via a "save for web"-dialog. I have several issues with this dialog and ...
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GIMP won't open any more

My GIMP is not opening any more, after trying to upgrade to 2.7 (I added the PPA to do that). I got an error when trying to upgrade that said some dependencies couldn't be solved. So I removed the ...
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Help Installing Gimp 2.7.5 on Ubuntu 11.10

I have been trying to install gimp 2.7.5 for a few days now but keep getting this message: The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: python-gtk2 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.24.0-2 is to ...
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What GIMP tutorials are available? [closed]

Where can I get some GIMP tutorials?
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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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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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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 can I repair my system if I forgot to remove the Gimp registry plugin when using Gimp 2.8?

I've installed gimp 2.8 on ubuntu 12.04 forgetting to remove gimp registry plug-in and now I can not open gimp, remove it, repair it and the ubuntu software centre doesn't work anymore saying me I've ...
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Is there a 'contiguous' option for the magic wand in Gimp?

In Photoshop the Magic Wand tool has a contiguous setting, that when enabled, will cause the Magic Wand to select only one area. If disabled you will end up with several areas of the same color ...
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Apply transparent background in GIMP

How can you make remove the background and replace with transparency (as represented by checkered background in PS)? Is there any limitations in the file type I can export the image to?
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How to re-install GIMP 2.6 after trying GIMP 2.8?

Ok... I tried GIMP 2.8, but felt more comfortable with 2.6. I removed the PPA's from Ubuntu Software Centre, removed and purged GIMP, and even rm the .gimp-2.8 folder. But when I go to install GIMP ...
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Configuring wacom tablet on Ubuntu 12.10 by installing missing dependencies

I've been reading a book on Gimp. The book recommended that I visit the LinuxWacom Project for the drivers of a Wacom tablet I own. After extracting the tarball, I have to configure and make ...
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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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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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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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How do I install Gimp 2.7.3? [duplicate]

I'm trying to install gimp 2.7.3 from the repository of launchpad ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn, but when I try to install, it installs the package gimp with the 2.6 version instead of the 2.7, but ...
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GIMP Package dependencies cannot be resolved

I need a little help from some friends. I installed GIMP-2.7 via PPA when I already had GIMP-2.6 installed via software center, and then I wanted to use 2.6 again. I am using Ubuntu 11.04. I removed ...
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Kubuntu 11.04 bad experience, Gimp crashes and other bugs

I installed Kubuntu 11.04 64bit today. First let me expose some issues, this is not a rant, just some observations on Kubuntu 11.04 :) Flash doesn't work. The package "flashplugin-installer" was ...