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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Ubuntu 21.04 Gimp: undefined symbol: gegl_buffer_share_storage

I'm very stumped with this issue. After upgrading to 21.04 from 20.10 gimp has stopped working. I've tried removing, purging, reinstalling it, and everything I try doesn't seem to work. I don't have ...
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Heal selection tool does not show

I have installed the gimp resynthesizer plugging and extracted it under the plug-ins folder but heal selection tool does not show under filters>enhance. How do i fix this? I'm using gimp 2.10 and ...
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How could I add Gimp 2.8's UI theme to Gimp 2.10?

I'm using the deb-installed variant of Gimp 2.10.18 on stock Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome 3 desktop. Gimp 2.10 offers majorly revamped themes (There are now Dark, Grey, Light, and System). I struggle to ...
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Fixing GIMP after LTS upgrade

I've upgraded from one LTS to the more recent one (20.04). As a result, if I try to load GIMP I get gimp: fatal error: Segmentation fault. But, if I run it as sudo gimp it works. How do I go about ...
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how to rename applications in “show apps”, such as “GNU Image Manipulation Program” to “GIMP” 20.04.2?

How does one rename applications in "show applications", from, such as "GNU Image Manipulation Program" to "GIMP" in Ubuntu 20.04.2? I have searched the 'Net, and the ...
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Gimp is not working with wacom pen

The Wacom pen is dedicated and listed in input devices in Gimp and I selected Screen mode, however, the curser not moving when I try to draw on the tablet, nothing happens> What could be the ...
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Why can't I click on windows in GIMP?

When I reinstalled GIMP, it ignored clicks on images, although I could click on menus or the toolbox.
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Gimp ctrl A selection change my font into weird symbols

A very weird bug, but I'm using gimp 2.10.18, on ubuntu 20.04. I'm working on old documents from ubuntu 16.04, but when I select all the text, using ctrl A ou with the mouse, all my text change font ...
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Ubuntu freezes when RAM usage spikes

This issue persisted for a while, but it feels like it became extremely frequent (instead of once in a while, it happens almost every day) once I upgraded from 18.04 to 20.04. Whenever stuff happens - ...
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The Snap verison of GIMP doesn't “see” recent files

I've recently switched to the Snap version of GIMP (2.10.22) and ran into the following problem. Whenever I want to open a recent file saved by a different app in Ubuntu, I'm used to clicking "...
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20.10 Raspberry Pi Snap GIMP install error

I have Ubuntu 20.10 on a Raspberry Pi4. sudo apt install gimp works just fine, it installs GIMP version 2.10.18 and all is well. Just for the hell of it I decided to remove this .deb installation of ...
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How do I install GIMP's “save for web” plugin on Ubuntu 20.04?

After updating Ubuntu to 20.04, some programs are a little broken. I had to completely re-install gimp in order to update the GEGL libraries. After reinstalling GIMP, the "save for web" ...
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Reinstalling Gimp 2.8 into 20.04

I recently was upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 LTS...I have mixed feelings about it, but I'm willing to work with it...it's not bad, just slow at times. I thought I would enjoy the upgrade to GIMP 2.10. I ...
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Some popular tools are missing in GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 20.04

I am a new user trying to switch from Windows to Linux. I have Ubuntu 20.04 with GIMP 2.10.22 installed. I have also installed the gimp-plugin-registry. But the 'Heal Selection' tool is missing from ...
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GIMP Resynthesizer not working

I installed the resynthesizer plugin following the instructions on github.com/bootchk/resynthesizer. I downloaded resynthesizer.tar_0.gz from pixlsus's github moved the resynthesizer, ...
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How to list all installed GIMP plugins?

I need to use resynthesizer plugin in GIMP. I installed gimp-plugin-registry, but I am not sure whether it contains mentioned plugin. How can I retrieve list of all installed plugins in GIMP?
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Can't open, save jpg or png using Glimpse editor (Gimp fork) appimage

I'm using the Glimpse fork of GIMP, because the UI is nicer, and the name 'Gimp' reminds me of that scene from Pulp Fiction. Also I'm tired of looking at that Gimp mascot. Anyway, I can't open jpg or ...
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Open Gimp in the same instance

After Ubuntu stock dist upgrade from 18.04 to 20.04 and upgrade Gimp from 2.8 to 2.10 I can't open an image with Gimp in the same instance. Simple call $> gimp ./1.png Or my bindsym bindsym --...
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After I export a GIMP image from XCF to JPG, will my comments from the GIMP image still show up?

The version of GIMP I am using is 2.10.22. I used "image properties" to add a comment (caption) to my photos. I closed and saved the image. Next, I edited the metadata, then exported the XCF ...
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Gimp crashed on 20.04

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 Gimp crashes quite often. Most of the time it happens if I use ctrl-a ctrl-c. Is there anything I can do to solve this? I am using this version: GNU Image Manipulation ...
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Resize a set of images with varying sizes to follow the 16:9 aspect ratio

I am editing a video with a 16:9 aspect ratio. However, I have a set of images of varying sizes and I am looking for a script that helps me to reshape them to follow the 16:9 aspect ratio (I don't ...
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compiler does not find gegl even though PKG_CONFIG_PATH set correctly

I'm trying to install Gimp 2.8 as the new version of Gimp (2.10) breaks several things that I used to use all the time. I'm trying to compile Gimp 2.8 for the source code. When I run ./configure I ...
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Default image editing in kdenlive

How do I set Gimp 2.10 to be the default image editor in Kdenlive 20.04? You can set the default in the Kdenlive config environment settings but Gimp doesn't appear in the list of applications and any ...
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Screenshot.jpg not visible in “recently used files”

I created a screenshot with the default application of Ubuntu 20.04. I save this to Screenshot.jpg. I open Gimp and go to "Open / File". In the popup dialog I choose "recently used ...
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How can I grant GIMP access to all the contents of my home folder?

I have installed GIMP through snap, and it works well. However, I need to access with it to some folders and files that are not in my default /home/user paths (i.e. ~/Desktop, ~/Music and so on), some ...
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Some files listed in Debian/package.install do not install while building deb

I'm trying to build GIMP 2.10.20 into Ubuntu PPA. Everything's good, GIMP was built success and working good, except the languages (missing *gimp20*.mo files). They are not included in the libgimp2.0 ...
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Make Gimp default for xcf files, not Krita

The default application for xcf is krita, not gimp. How do I change this? I see this in the MIME Type Editor: Edit:
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Ubuntu 20.04 set mouse wheel at Wacom Inuos Pro S

I want to switch from Windows/Photoshop to Ubuntu/GIMP. My problem is the "Wacom Intuos Pro S Finger touch". It works out of the box but I can't map the touch ring. I need "ctrl + mouse ...
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Scribus property window doesn't move expectedly

My system is Ubuntu 20.04. I'm trying to learn how to use Scribus. I realized that some property windows make the main document grayed out. That's all good, but when I try to move the floating ...
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gimp and libreoffice crashes X

When I start gimp I get these errors $ gimp ERROR: ld.so: object 'libgtk3-nocsd.so.0' from LD_PRELOAD cannot be preloaded (failed to map segment from shared object): ignored. ERROR: ld.so: object '...
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Snap programs not working with windows fonts

I have noticed snap programs have trouble starting up when windows fonts are installed. I installed windows fonts by simply copying the files from C:\Windows\Fonts to /usr/share/fonts/windows-fonts ...
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Installation of GIMP crashing on startup

My install of GIMP is suddenly crashing on startup. The launcher window opens and runs through it's setup process, but the font is all messed up (see screenshot). The same boxes show on the main GIMP ...
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Xsane Plugin in Gimp can Preview an image, but can't open the scanner to scan it

I have Lubuntu 20.04LTS and an Epson 4-in-1 XP-440 that's fairly vanilla and is supported. All features were plug-and-play in 18.04LTS...worked out of the box like a charm. I upgraded to 20.04LTS ...
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GIMP icon in GNOME Classic's window list changes after opening an image

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME Classic. With GNOME Classic I use window list, this shows me all my currently open apps: When I open a file in GIMP, the icon in the window list changes and appear ...
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Is a fill-color-on-selection bug?

The standard fill-color is working, but it not do whats is expected when selecting a region: The selection do online do ugly algorithm that selects all them cut to the selection... I need algorithm ...
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installing gimp LTS 20.04 [duplicate]

I have updated to LTS 20.04 and tried to update GIMP to no avail because I get this message. I also tried through Software but it did not work either. The following packages have unmet dependencies: ...
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GIMP 2.10.18 in Ubuntu 20.04 unable to maximize screen

The issue is as the title says. After installing gimp I can only close or minimize, but I can't modify the screen size. I'm using a new installation of ubuntu 20, was using 18 before without issues. ...
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When I have the “File” menu open in Gimp or LibreOffice, why can't I use my Xfce4 shortcut keys like the start menu, etc?

When I open the "File" menu or any of the other menus in LibreOffice or GNU Image Manipulation Program, why do my xfce4-keyboard-settings shortcuts stop working until I click off the menu in ...
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In Kubuntu 20.04, some applications do not use the global menu

I am using Kubuntu 20.04. I added global menu to the panel. Most of the applications are using the global menu perfectly. But Gimp, Inkscape and Texmaker are not using the global menu at all. How can ...
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Permission Denied - when removing Snap Gimp Package

I want to uninstall gimp. I type the following command to do so: sudo snap remove gimp When I do this, I get the following error: error: cannot perform the following tasks: - Save data of snap "...
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How tell my Ubuntu to look for thumbnails not only in ~/.cache/thumbnails?

If a specific app does not store the thumbnails it generates for its type of files into the usual ~/.cache/thumbnails then those thumbnails are only shown inside that specific app and not in default ...
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GIMP 2.10.20 snap install has no icons in the menus

I have just recently installed Ubuntu 20.04, and soon after installed the GIMP 2.10.20 snap package. I noticed that almost all of the dropdown menus and context menus had no icons next to them, unlike ...
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GIMP logs me out

Never seen an error like this. I am using Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. With gimp 2.1.0. I open an image in gimp, a basic little png and the screen goes black and I'm reset to outside my login page. I log back in ...
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GIMP getting removed all of a sudden

This happened twice and that's why I think that something is wrong. After booting up my system, I search for GIMP on in the apps list, but it is not there. I open up the terminal and type gimp, but it ...
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GiMP ( snap ) and thumbnails for .xcf files

On Ubuntu ( Budgie ) 20.04 when using Gimp as a snap, you’ll see thumbnails for .xcf files only « inside » Gimp and nowhere else ( Nemo, Nautilus, gThumb… ) 1⋅ how tell my session to look for ...
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How van unistall completely gimp from Ubuntu 20.04 LTS? [closed]

I've install gimp easily with apt-get install gimp. This installed also a lot of files, I'm wonder why there is an easy way to uninstall like to install it.
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GIMP and github plugin issue

I have Gimp 2.10.14 on my Ubuntu 16.04 (32-bit) installed via flatpak. Since i wanted to make use of re-synthesizer plugin available from https://github.com/bootchk/resynthesizer i downloaded it and ...
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Snap , app armor and gimp plugins

I installed gimp 2.10 using snap in Ubuntu 16.04 32-bit and want extract/move plugins to required directory: /home/velukutty/snap/gimp/253/.config/GIMP/2.10/plug-ins But unable to do so due to ...
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Good program to cut out image regions manually

I have to process several hundred images manually. The work consists of cutting out square regions from the pictures. I want to save these regions. When saving, there should not be any loss of quality....
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add flatpak GIMP to the ubuntu menu

I installed GIMP with flatpak since 2.10 is not available in the software center. Now I can only start it from the console with "flatpak run org.gimp.GIMP". How do I add that flatpak GIMP to the ...

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