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The gimp packages does not contain the files necessary to compile other software against it. On Ubuntu the the files needed for using some software and the files needed for development and compilation are in separate packages. In order to fulfill the requirements for compilation you need to install the dev-packages for the dependencies. In the case of gimp ...


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GIMP was removed for a variety of reasons, including that it took a lot of space (as it ceased being included by default in 10.04, back when an Ubuntu ISO was still under 700 MB). In addition, it was also found that most users did not need most of its features and that its interface was too complex for simple tasks. It was thought that most people wanted ...


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If you need to convert a raster image to a vector image autotrace is a command line tool which does exactly that. It's available as a debian package on Debian and Ubuntu named autotrace An example of using it is: autotrace input.jpg --output-file output.svg --output-format svg


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Press Ctrl+L and unselect layers that you want to hide from the dialog box that appears. This works in Gimp 2.8


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You can run photoshop on linux with wine : http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/linux-and-open-source/how-to-install-adobe-photoshop-cs5-on-linux-with-wine/


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I have experience with designers. Most I have met would trade immediate family members to keep the tools and workflow that they are used to. I think it is very easy to under-appreciate how people use their tools, especially in a creative setting. If you have an idea and you need to get that "onto paper" as soon as possible, the very last thing you want to ...


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I really don't think they have thought much about it, and have just tried to keep it as small as possible to allow for much faster downloads and such, though I do have to admit; it would be nice to have a checkbox upon installation that says "download full application suite" when connected to the internet that would download stuff like vlc, gimp, and maybe ...


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Install package gimp-dcraw. This is simple plugin that uses dcraw to decode RAW files and pass them to GIMP. All editing like colors, tone curves, stamps etc. are done with GIMP built-in editing tools, plugin only asks for optional decoding parameters.


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Can you install other packages? What country are you residing (I mean, set during installation?) May be you have broken regional mirror? open your /etc/apt/sources.list file. It will be full of lines like deb http://ru.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ trusty main restricted Change the regional code to some nearby country and run sudo apt-get update


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If you installed GIMP from a package you downloaded from the net, the first thing you'll want to do is uninstall that. To make sure we remove it and any config files it may have tried to create we're going to uninstall it from the terminal. Press ctrl+alt+t to open a terminal. Then type sudo apt-get purge gimp and oress enter. Once that's done, open up the ...



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