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 add text effects in GIMP 2.8?

Is there any text effects option for GIMP 2.8 ? Like add material, fire, glow etc Or even simpler ones like gradient or different colours in same letter. I am open to add as many text effects ...
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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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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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Running NYPL's Map-vectorizor in Ubuntu - GIMP scripting errors

I hope this is the right place to ask this question I recently endeavored to digitize a bunch of old maps and I aim to use NYPL's map-vectorizer tool that was written inside a Mac. The aforementioned ...
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i need two gimps

i am using a vintage computer for my home use and to be frank i am satisfied with it since it is what i can afford now -- i use Ubuntu derived peer Linux OS and have gimp 2.8 working good and meets my ...
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WMF files no longer recognised; cannot work with them in GIMP

Back in 8.04 and 10.04, GIMP could easily open WMF files, letting me work on them. In 11.04, there was a regression (still not fixed!), and this would not work. But at least there was a workaround. ...
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GIMP has vanished

I'm a very new ubuntu user. I had someone install everything for me, including GIMP but since my last update it has simply vanished. I have found some help on the subject but all tell me to install ...
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Tablet drawing horizontal, vertical and diagonal lines on its own / pressure sensitivity issues

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10 and my tablet makes horizontal, vertical, and diagonal lines, whenever I draw something. Here's an example: I changed the tablet mode to "Screen", but this is what's ...
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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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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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Error interpreting JPEG image

I'm trying to upload pictures from a microSD and some pictures uploaded seamlessly, while others did not. All are '.jpg' files. When trying to open it I received the error: " "Error interpreting JPEG ...
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How to install bimp for gimp 2.8 on ubuntu?

$ sudo apt-get install libgimp2.0-dev Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have ...
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how to get insane bump working in gimp installed in ubuntu 14.04

i've followed this http://registry.gimp.org/node/28638 post and done everything without missing a single step, and i've did it many a times,but i don't actually get the option of insane bump in ...
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Gimp Plugin Mixing Images

Hi. I have a qustion about a gimp plugin and where, if, I can find it. As you can see, in the image bellow there is a printed image. On one side the printed image is normal, on the other it it's ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Gimp “levels” editor starting up very slowly

During the last months, the "levels" editor (Color→Levels) was starting up slower and slower – but only when called up via the menus. Called up a second time by clicking the image (when it was the ...
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How I can install Gimp 2.8 and Gimp 2.9 on the same computer?

How I can install Gimp 2.8 and Gimp 2.9 on the same computer and work with both?
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Window Control does not return to Open Office Write, if switch back from GIMP

If I work with Open Office Write. Than work with GIMP. When I switch back to Open Office Write, the windows control (on the top (by default) black strip) still show menu of GIMP, instead of Open ...
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Where's The Scanned Image?

Ubuntu 13.04 Gimp 2.8.4 HP OfficeJet 6600 scanner/printer hplip 3.12.11 (drivers & stuff for the HP scanner/printer) When I scan in GIMP (file->scan...), it gives me a "scan successful" message ...
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GIMP 2.8 themes aren't applying after I select them

I want apply themes to GIMP 2.8 In particular I want it to look like Photoshop (now at least) I tried putting in a GTK2 theme in the themes folder under .gimp in my home and placing the gtkrc file ...
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None of the tools in the GIMP 2.8 toolbox are functional

I am running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a 64bit machine. I recently upgraded to Gimp 2.8 with no problems. All user interface items appear to work - except - none of the tools in the toolbox are functional. ...
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Getting invisible menus in LibreOffice, Skype, and Gimp

I am randomly getting clear menus and other working windows while working in LibreOffice and Gimp. I think I get them with Skype, but since it doesn't show a frame, there is nothing to make an image ...
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Latex equations in GIMP?

I want to use GIMP to design a scientific poster. Is there a plugin or something to insert and edit latex equations in GIMP?
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How to enable the thumbnail of gimp brushes on nautilus

I've recently install a box with ubuntu gnome 14.04 and I've noted that the gimp brushes don't have a thumbnail. The xcf is ok with a gnome app for that, but for the .gih and .gbr I don't find yet an ...
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Can't move layers into layer groups in gimp

I have an image with 2 layers at the moment, I created a layer group to start organizing stuff before I continue with my design, however, as much as I click and drag the layers to the group nothing ...
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Gimp not working after ubuntu 16.04 update

I installed gimp while on version 15.10 and it worked fine and now after a long time when I tried to open it after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04, it fails to open and a pop comes saying it has crashed. I ...
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Gimp image editor isn't starting at all

I've installed gimp image editor on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS 64-bit. If I start it from the terminal it only says: Segmentation fault (core dumped) I've already tried to uninstall and reinstall it ...
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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 window-...
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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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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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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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Switching Desktops Causes Gimp to not see the Uc-Logic Tablet

The tablet (uc-logic athene M) works fine with gimp after choosing the "screen" option from "input devices". But if I switch to another desktop and come back to gimp, I can no longer draw anything on ...
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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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how to install Gimpshop/Gimphoto in 12.04? (and what to remove first)

Here's what I've done: installed GIMP removed GIMP autoremoved GIMP downloaded Gimphoto .deb package I'm new to installing things out of terminal/software center. What did i miss? What ...
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How can I get the gimp pencil to work?

I'm using the Gimp app. I was recently editing a head on a game called Graal Era online. It was working fine but now it won't let me color at all. I can't get the pencil to work at all.
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Is there an easy way to add a text layer to many frames for a gif using GIMP?

I'm new to this and have zero education with computers. I can't seem to figure out how to add the text to my gif without placing it in the wrong place and it seems to bounce everywhere. Any help would ...
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Can't install gimp on ubuntu 14 - 64 bit

I am trying to install GIMP on Ubuntu 14.04 - 64 bit. But, I got this error message : The following packages have unmet dependencies: gimp: Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.24.1) but 2.30.7-...
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Ubuntu 15.10 inkscape,gimp,libre…all app top drop-down menu icons missing

This is inkscape: This is gimp: I tried few days but It is still not works. I hope you can help .thank you guys
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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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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 catalan)...
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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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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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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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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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Error when try use Heal Selection

I`m using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS I installed Gimp plugin, Resynthesizer from command suod apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry Why when I try using Heal Selection, occur the fallowing errors: Traceback (...
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Cannot “make” in terminal to install Gimp Deskew Plugin

I was installing deskew plugin for gimp and following instructions when this error came up: Now type 'make' to compile GIMP Deskew Plug-In. kunal@Kunal-Latitude-3540:~/gimp-deskew-plugin$ make ...