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Questions tagged [gimp]

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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Gimp — leave image window on top

I'd like to convince Gimp not to mess with the z-order of its windows. Me and the window manager are perfectly able to raise a window as I want. In particular, I'd like to sometimes have the image ...
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Help for resynthesize install

I do not understand how to download and install the plug-in resynthesize in Gimp 10. Please help. Thanks.
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How to go back to Gimp2.6 (2018)

With older versions of ubuntu this questions answers still worked. Now they don't. The repositories aren't reachable and building from source fails because of dependency errors. I've found this PPA,...
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How to make GIMP 2.10 titlebar black

By default, Gimp 2.10.6 in Ubuntu 18.10 uses a dark theme. However, in a vanilla Gnome session using the default Adwaita theme, or with any other light theme, the title bar is light. Is there a way to ...
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How do I resolve package conflicts between Ubuntu and GIMP?

In Ubuntu 18.04 (Cinnamon), the package cpp-7 depends precisely on version 7.3.0-27ubuntu1~18.04 of package gcc-7-base: $ aptitude why gcc-7-base i cpp-7 Depends gcc-7-base (= 7.3.0-27ubuntu1~18.04)...
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FX Foudry Gimp 2.10

I just updated to Gimp 2.10 and in FX Foundry, when applying the Photo-edge-mask-sharpen, I'm getting this error message: Error while executing script-fu-edge-mask-sharpen: Error: eval: unbound ...
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E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1) with libgimp3.0

I'm getting the above error when I try and update my system. I have tried to sudo dpkg --configure -a as well as sudo apt install -f gimp, sudo apt remove gimp and sudo apt purge gimp. I even tried ...
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Can't crop JPEG with GIMP 2.8.16 64-bit

I have used GIMP for a long time to crop photos. Recently, I have not been able to do this. If I perform the usual procedure (Shift-C, etc.), the file is not cropped. Restarting the program and/or the ...
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Using MIDI Fighter Classic as a GIMP controller

I'd like to use a MIDI device to select my most commonly used tools in GIMP. I see that I can add a midi controller in the Input Devices preferences, although I've been unable to get this working. My ...
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convert gimp mng to pdf no longer works

For over 4 years, I have been successfully using the Askubuntu method: How can I export a PDF from GIMP with each layer on a new page on LTS 14.04 to export an mng file and then convert to pdf. ...
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Always able to read .eps files, now can't open/convert this specific one

I am trying to open an .eps file, but I can't: every reader I try just freezes, even though the same opened other .eps files previously. I tried with gimp, which usually opens whatever files, but it ...
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Pressure sensitivity on GIMP 2.10.6 causing cursor to offset

So I had reinstalled the new gimp, everything was fine while I was setting it up. The cursor was on point for drawing or just clicking on options. But as soon as I set the option for screen mode, to ...
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Gimp 2.10 will not start due to undefined symbol: gegl_operation_get_source_space

After upgrade to 18.10 Gimp 2.10 will not start. I reinstalled it but no luck. Found this error in logs: gimp-2.10: symbol lookup error: gimp-2.10: undefined symbol: gegl_operation_get_source_space ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 login loop after installing flatpak

Recently, I saw a new way to install the latest version of gimp is using an terminal application named flatpak, installed it, been able to start and use the gimp to the point that i decided to restart ...
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Why Firefox crashes when using it while working with Gimp?

I am currently using Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Gimp 2.10 and Firefox is updated to its last version Mozilla Firefox 62.0.3 I have a serious issue, while I am working on a photo edition using Gimp, and then ...
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GIMP PDF import from Gmail attachment dialog opens behind Firefox in Ubuntu 18.04

Firefox is on Workspace 1, GIMP is on Workspace 2, but the same things happens if they are both on the same workspace. Firefox is maximized but this same thing happens even if it is not. Using Gmail, ...
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Can I erase all photo metadata using Gimp?

Gimp 2.10 offers the possibility to change metadata but my question is that if I edit metadata using gimp... Can I erase all photo metadata using Gimp? Or it will be some metadata I can not erase ...
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Gimp 2.9 How add alpha channel

In Gimp 2.9 I want to add an Alpha Channel (Layers>Transparency) I expect to see a layer of transparency beneath my main image. However t no new layer of transparency appears. Its in RGB mode. What to ...
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Graphic issues - for example

Recently I've had some wierd graphics issues. The first was with Chrome, everything appeared in what I would describe as 8 bit colors. This occurred after I installed a new Nvidia graphics card and ...
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GIMP installed via FlatPak asks me to install DarkTable, but I've already installed it. (not via Flatpak). How can I get GIMP to find it?

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 MATE and recently downloaded GIMP 2.10 as a Flatpak. I also have Darktable loaded (not a Flatpak) as I work with RAW format photos. I want to be able to post process RAW ...
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Inserting latex text in an image using gimp

I want to insert a latex text in an image I created with GIMP. Is it possible using GIMP? If not, is there any other way to do this? Can I use geogebra or something similar?
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Not able to see the plug-in in GIMP after placing it in the plug-ins folder

I have installed GIMP2.10 in my Ubuntu 16.04. I have the following simple plug-in: #!/usr/bin/env python # Tutorial available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmb-0KcgXzI # Feedback welcome: ...
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can't install GIMP Flatpak

I'm reading GIMP's Flatpak documentation here. I go ahead and issue the following command after installing Flatpak on my Ubuntu 18.04 system flatpak install --user https://flathub.org/repo/appstream/...
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Ubuntu graphic designers: Why the strokes look pixelated when I print on paper using Gimp?

When I print on A3 or A4 paper looks pixelated, the same for the text manipulation. I use to save designs to .pdf or .tiff and then I open them on Illustrator and modify things, but I don´t want to do ...
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gimp 2.10 wont start on 16.04 - [duplicate]

I tried the 6 steps in this answer but I still have same error syslog now shows what happened executing the 6 steps for 'upgrade' and 'sysid' rob@ ~$ gimp cannot locate the core snap: No such file ...
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Guidance Needed-Command line in terminal to install Gimp 2.10.6 from flatpakref

Try as I might, I cannot come up with a terminal command that will install Gimp 2.10.6 from the flatpak package. I have tried: sudo apt-get install computer/home/paul/downloads/org.gimp.gimp....
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Gimp “Could not interpret PostScript file”

When I try open an .eps file in Gimp, I get: Could not interpret PostScript file '(path to file)'. I have searched for answers, but all I find is solutions for Windows. They all concerns Ghostscript, ...
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Unable to install beautify plugin in Gimp 2.10.6

I use ubuntu 18.04.1 I've installed GIMP 2.10.6 using this PPA: https://launchpad.net/~otto-kesselgulasch/+archive/ubuntu/gimp I have tried to install beautify in several ways, using git and ...
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Gimp pencil tool is not working properly

For some stupid reason whenever I start painting with pencil tool it simply doesn't act as expected at all. For example, I want to create a darkened shading effect on a base of one colour (skin colour ...
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Gimp not in menu 18.04

Gimp is not in the the menu, it can be found by searching or /usr/share/applications/gimp.desktop, the file is an executable. So gimp can only be launched from the terminal.
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Gimp snap Help not working

I had Gimp installed as a snap. This morning I hit the Help button and was unable to get access to Help documentation, either internally or online. The error message suggested something was "missing" ...
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How to install Resynthesizer Plugin in GIMP snap?

I've installed a Gimp 2.10.6 snap on the Ubuntu 18.04 from the Ubuntu Store and I want to add the Resynthesizer plugin to it. What I did is: Downloaded the zip file from this GitHub repo: https://...
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How to batch watermark images with an unique identifier?

I know how to use BIMP in GIMP, but I have 20 photos that I want to batch watermark them with different letters A-Z or different numbers 1-20. So one photo is A the other B and so on.
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Why does Gimp show a second icon when running it?

Why does Gimp 2.10.4 show a second icon when running it?? One is brown and one is grey next to it. Is this a gui bug or a useful feature for whatever? After moving the grey icon whithin the launcher/...
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Gimp wouldn't start on Ubuntu 18.04

Gimp shows this splash screen then for a fraction of a second the program shows up in the Task manager and disappears. Tried to reinstall it but nothing's changed.
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Gimp does not display bold, italic, underline, strikethrough icons in the Text Tool

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.1 and Gimp 2.10.0. My screen resolution is 2560x1440 (16:9). As it is seen in the following image - Text Tool does not display the icons of bold, italic, underline, ...
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GIMP running but cannot view display

In ubuntu, I am launching GIMP from command line like this: user@l1d:~$ /usr/bin/gimp Now instead of GIMP launching and showing its GUI display, the command just hangs. Opening another terminal I ...
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GIMP: I mistakenly clicked “don't ask again” when asked to rotate picture. How to undo this?

I imported some pics from my cell phones and although they seem straight on preview GIMP shows them as rotated and when I opened each file it asked me something like: "Do you want to rotate that ...
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GIMP in xUbuntu can't show Layers-Brushes window (and some errors in terminal)

I have xUbuntu 18.04.1 ADM64 (XFCE 4.12) + GIMP 2.8.22 (from of.rep's) I enter and get those one: ~$ gimp (gimp:11933): GLib-GObject-WARNING **: 20:41:58.171: g_object_set_is_valid_property: object ...
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Shortcut to reneable shortcuts?

Ubuntu 16.04 all up to date. I used PrtScr to capture a screen then went to Gimp and did some editing. During which, I was using Gimp's shortcuts, click-shift for point to point line then also hold ...
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Image processing in GIMP

I have a processed image in GIMP that I would like to copy the edits/history for and then apply those steps to a new image. otherwise, I will have to go through all the processing steps I took before (...
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GIMP mapping matrix text is horizontal but should be rotated to vertical - bug, or can I fix this?

Using 18.04, GNOME 3.28.2 on Xorg, GIMP 2.8.22. In case anyone else has even seen this - the text on the mapping matrix for brush dynamics is not properly rotated to the vertical orientation. Any ...
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GIMP - Something wrong with color?

So I was trying to color in some lines and I picked a red to do so. When I tried to pick a black, instead of color over the red, it colored around the red, but would not color on the red. I can color ...
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Gimp won't start: Gtk-Message: Failed to load module “atk-bridge” [duplicate]

All out of a sudden, gimp refuses to start. The following messages are printed at the console: /snap/gimp/40/bin/desktop-launch: line 23: /home/mike/.config/user-dirs.dirs: Permission denied Warning: ...
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GIMP 2.10 disable view rotation

I'm a heavy blender user, and I'm used to shift+mmb being used for panning. However in GIMP that results in image view being rotated, which is very annoying, since you have to manually go through the ...
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xfce4-screenshot + flatpak GIMP

I recently installed GIMP 2.10 with flatpak and now I can't send the screenshot to GIMP directly. I can send it to another viewer and then select to edit and then it is able to send it to gimp. When ...
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GIMP - While opening psd in gimp it showing unexpected end of file (18.04)

Error is `GIMP Message Opening '/home/mohsin/Downloads/homepage-3.psd' failed: Error loading PSD file: Unexpected end of file` I look for this error but I didn't find in Ubuntu.
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No scanner in Gimp 2.10 Bionic

In 18.04, have a networked Brother MFC-J870DW, which works fine in gscan2pdf, Simple Scan & Gimp 2.8. However, Gimp 2.10 can't find it. Meaning, there is no scanner listed when I select File > ...
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GIMP 2.10 Doesn't Have Permission To Access a USB Drive. Why? How to Resolve? (18.04)

GIMP 2.10 doesn't allow me to open the /media directory, so I'm unable to access my external USB drive. I get the following error message: I get the same error message if I try and open an image file ...
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install (or just use) gimp without sudo privilegies [closed]

I need to use gimp in a server, but I don't have administrative privileges. I was wondering if there's a way of executing gimp from a file.