The GNU Image Manipulation Program, an open-source tool for image editing under Linux and UNIX systems.

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Tweak gimp for performance

I just realized that I can start gimp (version 2.8) via gimp -d to reduce startup time on an old system. Are there other tweaks to speed up the startup time of gimp and reduce memory usage?
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Using iscan (GIMP plugin) from the command line

I'm something called iscan to use my scanner. However to use it, I need to go through a GUI to get my scanned pdf. When I run iscan --help (because just iscan launches the GUI), it tells me that it is ...
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How to execute a script on program launch and end

As the title suggests - how do I run a script when a program starts/ends? Specifically, I made a script to toggle my touchpad/trackpoint on and off and I want to use it to turn inputs off when I ...
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GIMP 2.8: how to save file using detected image format

I found GIMP 2.8 has changed quite a lot, you can't just open the file, modify and save it with CTRL + s anymore, instead, you must use export function, which is CTRL + Shift + e, and select a image ...
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Running GIMP properly?

I use GIMP 2.6.10 on Debian squeeze 6.0.3, and GIMP doesn't show some images (layers) or elements. For example, this is a PSD I loaded into GIMP, and it shows up like this: When I load the same ...
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How to install gimp 2.8 on Debian Squeeze?

Gimp 2.8 comes with a lot dependencies. How to install gimp 2.8 with dependencies on Debian Squeeze ?
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Apply image perspective through batch mode in gimp

I need to perform image perspective operation from command line? Is there any place where documentation is provided properly. I have asked this question on stack overflow, you can check here. If any ...
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Build Gimp from custom-path libraries

I'm installing Gimp (2.6.10) on Debian. The system has all the required libraries (dependencies) installed in the default directories, so giving to Gimp ./configure && make && make ...
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Save image as 24 bit png

Is there a way to save an image as 24 bit png? I didn't manage with GIMP. Keep in mind this is pixel art so keeping the exact colors are important. I tried several things in GIMP, but it always said ...
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apt-cache policy gimp libgegl-0.2-0

I have tried to install Gimp on my Ubuntu 14.04, but I encountered an error: root@vitor-pc:~# LANG=C apt-get -f install Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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How to convert multiple XCF files to PNG?

I have a folder with a lot of xcf files which I want all to be converted to png files, at best via a one-liner from bash. How can I achieve such a task?
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How to run Gimphoto/Gimpad from command line?

In short, my question is this: what command line should I use to run Gimpad? Because Gimphoto it simply doesn't wont to react to my command when I click on the icon although it is installed and it ...
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Gimp core dumped

I'm on ArchLinux, Gimp is updated (already tried to uninstall and re-install) but when I run it I get (after 6 seconds): Bus error (core dumped) I don't understand what it could be... Googling it ...