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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GEGL version too old error?

I am getting GEGL version too old error whlie opening GIMP after updating to Ubuntu 20.04. The complete error is GEGL version too old! GIMP requires GEGL version 0.4.22 or later. Installed GEGL ...
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How do I run GIMP 2.10 from a command line in Ubuntu 20.04 [duplicate]

I installed flatpack GIMP 2.10 in a fresh Ubuntu 20.04 VM, and I'm trying to run it from a command line. (I'm hoping that error messages will tell me why my Python script won't load.) Unfortunately, ...
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can't load raw files in to gimp version installed by snapd on 20.04

When I installed 20.04 I loaded the version of Gimp from the ppa and everything worked with the .config files I brought across from 18.04. I had to reinstall the system, probably due to an error I ...
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Installing Gimp on Ubuntu problems [duplicate]

I have just installed Ubuntu 20.04 on my old PC. I have tried to install GIMP, but without any success. I used $ add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp The process ran for a while, but I ...
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Files from separate partition not accessible by Okular and GIMP (Ubuntu 18.04)

During installation of Ubuntu 18.04 I created a separate partition /store. Files are accessible, but I cannot open files on it with okular and GIMP. No exact errors are displayed, okular just says ...
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How to install gimp-GAP for gimp snap

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 20.04 and I've installed Gimp via Software Manager (so that it became a snap, located in /snap/gimp/252/). Now I want to install gimp-GAP. I see no other way than to ...
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Create a text layer in psd

Is there a command line to create a text layer (PSD format)? I checked gimp but wasn't able to do it. My expected output is a .psd file with one layer of text "hello world".
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Gimp does not remember my last brush

I often paint on screenshots to highlight parts. I like a 4 pixel pink brush fot this. Unfortunately Gimp does not remember my last setting. After starting Gimp again the brush is 20 pixel and black. ...
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ubuntu some programs look very small

hello there i have installed gimp , pinta , maltego , and for some reason all of them have very small interface that you can't work with it at all you can't see the tool bar while other applications ...
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How do you export a file as a PDF on GIMP 2.10 when layers are hidden and photos are in shapes?

I've made a recipe book on behalf of an animal sanctuary and am just about ready to print but when I export the file as a PDF it looks terrible! The main recipe photo is inside a curve shape (using ...
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GIMP Screen Resolution Issue

I am using ubuntu 20.04 on Lenovo Yoga 920 Vibes Windows 10, virtual box. It has 16GB Ram, 4k Resolution 3840 x 2160 host/guest Resolution. So I've changed scaling to 200% in Ubuntu. but GIMP is not ...
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Unable to install gimp (Unmet dependency) [closed]

I am trying to install gimp on Ubuntu 20.04 fresh install. Unfortunately, I get this. Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may ...
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GIMP 2.10 Drop Shadow are in separate layer - how to achieve like in GIMP 2.8

I am trying to use GIMP 2.10 like I used the previous version but am running into problems. I been using GIMP since 2007. The latest is that when I use Drop Shadow (under filters), the shadow is put ...
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Is this a known bug in `xsane`?

I'm trying to use GIMP 2.8.15 with xsane 0.999 to control my ancient (built in 1998) Agfa Arcus 1200 scanner in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (AMD FX8350, 8 cores/threads, 16 GB RAM). I've got everything ...
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In GIMP 2.10 - How do I set it so that the background is always transparent and not a solid color?

I just updated to GIMP 2.10 from 2.8 and I can't find the place to make the window always open with a transparent background. Thanks! Carol
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While using GIMP, how to use the mouse wheel to enlarge and decrease the entire window

I would like to use the mouse wheel to move enlarge the entire window that I am using in GIMP instead of just zooming in on an area in the window. How do I accomplish this? I've looked all through ...
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Neither Gimp not Inkscape see my printer; working fine from other applications

I just reinstalled this Ubuntu 19.10 from scratch. All is well, including the Brother MFC-J895DW multifunction printer. But when I start either Gimp or Inkscape, they don't see that any printer is ...
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Unable to remove GIMP on Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS

I am trying to uninstall Gimp but unable to do so. It is also not allowing me to install any other packages as well. Error on running "sudo apt-get remove gimp" Reading package lists... Done ...
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Is there a powerful image file manipulation app with a standard GUI?

Several times a year, I scan a document which doesn't fit in my scanner, so I scan it as more than one image and stitch the parts together to create a single image of the original. As long as I can ...
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Filter Newsprint in Gimp 2.10

In Gimp 2.10, the Filter "Newsprint" is no more available in the menu "Filter distorts". Does a plugin exist for providing this filter? I am using Ubuntu 18.04.4.
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Unable to use colors to paint in GNU Image Manipulation Program except black color

I am using the "GNU Image Manipulation Program" to edit some images. I am selecting "Red", "Green" or whatever color, but when I start "Painting" or "Bucket fill tool" it's not working. I only see a ...
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xcf2png — XCF version 12 not supported [closed]

Gimp 2.10.8 Ubuntu 19.10 xcftools_1.0.7-6_amd64 I want to use commandline to convert Gimp xcf files to png.The output file rose.png is a fail. xcf2png rose.xcf -o rose.png Warning: XCF version 12 ...
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The number of tools in GIMP Toolbox have reduced. How to restore them?

There used to be many tools in the GIMP Toolbox. However, recently after an Update, many of the tools in the Toolbox seems to have been removed. How do I restore the original layout of the Toolbox? ...
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Installation of Gimp failed in Ubuntu 16.04

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and I have been using Gimp for long time. Out of a sudden it refused to open complaining about: libstdc++.so.6: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory ...
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gimp 2.10 stopped working on 16.04

--RESOLVED-- with rm, reinstall :: sudo snap install gimp --edge gimp 2.10 worked from CLI for about a year .. Now error appears: gimp or snap gimp --> /snap/gimp/227/usr/bin/gimp: error ...
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Where have my GIMP fonts gone?

Yesterday I has scores of fonts to chose from on GIMP, today I only have Padauk!! Where have they all gone? I've not knowingly done anything with fonts etc. They are all there in Libre Office. ...
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JPEGs showing shifted colors in certain applications

I am running Kubuntu 19.10 with a Nvidia GeForce GTX 1050 Ti graphics card with the v435 drivers. After editing some photos in Darktable, I have found out that sometimes certain applications show ...
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Not able to use gimp-fourier plugin on ubuntu 18.04.4

I tried to install this fft plugin for GIMP: https://www.lprp.fr/gimp_plugin_en/ Following: tar xvzf fourier-0.4.*.tar.gz cd fourier-0.4.* make clean make make install After that, I added the plug-...
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I can't install the snap version of GIMP

While installing GIMP, Ubuntu Software said that: Unable to install "GNU Image Manipulation Program": snap "gimp" has "install-snap" change in progress
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Resynthesizer GIMP 2.10/14 Windows vs Ubuntu 18.04

Managed to copy the necessary files to the plugins directory in Windows, and the resynthesizer tools work in Windows. My question is, why is it so un-godly difficult to do the same thing in Linux and ...
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Will GIMP, Inkscape work on ldm / lxde / lubuntu in 18.04

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 default. I would like to use lubuntu-desktopso that the RAM consumption is less. But I see that it needs ldm. I was wondering whether switching from gdm to ldm will make GIMP, ...
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How can I increase the dots per inch of a PDF file?

Does anyone know of a program that can increase the dots per inch (DPI) of a PDF files e.g. from 100dpi when scanned to 200dpi? GIMP can do this but the issue is that I have PDFs with many pages. ...
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beginner wanting to remove gimp [duplicate]

I installed GIMP to make a Christmas card and now everytime I try to open LibreOffice, GIMP opens instead. I can right clip on the file and use the "choose program" to select LibreOffice, but this is ...
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GIMP using command line

I want to do some operation on some images using GIMP through the command line on Ubuntu. Operations that I want to do are: Open an image Convert an image to gray-scale Convert a PNG image to JPEG ...
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GIF maker for 18.04 without losing quality

I am looking for a GUI tool like GIMP to create animated GIFs from PNGs. I tried GIMP 2.10. The quality of GIF is low in it. Perhaps to reduce the size of GIF, but there are burrs on the side of the ...
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Looking for a way to automatically resize and skew (perspective) images

Today I'm tasked with doing a piece alignment system for a customer. He needs to align cut pieces (roughly about 50 cm) in a table, so they're processed (table moves after the operator has aligned ...
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GIMP install failed by ubuntu-software and also “sudo snap install gimp”

I get the following error while trying to install gimp either through Ubuntu-software of Terminal: error: snap "gimp" has "install-snap" change in progress When I run the command "snap changes". It ...
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Missing GIMP 2.10.12 Desktop Launcher [duplicate]

I recently installed GIMP 2.10.12 via the Ubuntu Software app on Ubuntu 18.04. Apparently this installs via Snap. Upon installation the desktop launcher that I had for a previous version of GIMP ...
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How to add GIMP to the www-data group? [duplicate]

My GIMP cant access files in the /var/www/html folder where I run my projects on localhost. I assume I have to add GIMP to the www-data group, right? My user is already a member of the www-data group ...
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Why apt asking to uninstall GIMP when installing ardour?

When running Ubuntu 19.04, I'm trying to install ardour, but apt is requesting to uninstall GIMP: $ sudo apt install ardour Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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In GIMP it's not letting me fill certain pixels

When I draw something in gimp, it removes certain pixels/not letting me fill them in. Let's say I draw a cube. 128x128 pixels. 29 of them won't let me fill them in.
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Layers always the same

I use Gimp 2.10. When I duplicate a layer, and then modify one of the layers, for example with hue chroma, both layers have the changes. What is up.
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No printer in GIMP 2.10 print dialog in Ubuntu 18.10

GIMP print dialog screen: Printer installed in system: In the same time TextEditor and Firefox dialogs looks fine: How to fix?
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pointer disappears in gimp/krita with graphic tablet (wayland)

i have a xp-pen g430 graphic tablet, the vendor drivers never worked for me but recently discovered that in ubuntu 18.04 wayland the tablet was somehow recognized and, finally, usable with the ...
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Error message when building gimp normalmap-plugin

I want to install this gimp-normalmap plugin on my Ubuntu 18.04 system by downloading and unpacking the gimp-normalmap-1.2.3.tar.bz2 file and running the make command in the unpacked folder. Then I ...
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Effect of killing Gimp to increase faster closing of program

Despite my saving changes to images, Gimp insists on opening a dialog every time I want to leave. What would be the effect of killing Gimp to exit pronto? Thanks.
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All my Tool Options in GIMP are lost or unable to move [duplicate]

I have constantly had this problem with GIMP detaching my Tool Options. I always look for a solution on the internet, and usually I find one. This time, I couldn't. My screen looks like this: I want ...
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GIMP will not start, GEGL error

I get this error, GEGL version too old! GIMP requires GEGL version 0.4.16 or later. Installed GEGL version is 0.4.14. Somehow you or your software packager managed to install GIMP ...
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How to measure execution time for GUI applications like GIMP?

For LibreOffice, I can measure the execution time thanks to time command line and the --terminate_after_init option of libreoffice command. But for GIMP and other GUI applications which do not have ...
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GIMP 2.10.12 Question

I am, unfortunately, not terribly computer literate, so I'm hoping I can get some help. I downloaded GIMP to fool around with some image creation for an RPG I'm running. After attempting to use the ...

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