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

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Is there a way to flatten a .pdf image from the command line?

In GIMP, I can import a .pdf, and use the GUI to flatten it (if it was made with many layers) by selecting "Flatten Image" in the "Image" dropdown menu. I can then export the .pdf with a new filename....
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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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How to effectively draw on frames of a video

I used to use Camtasia on Windows for editing videos, specifically recorded screencasts. One thing this did well was give me the ability to draw simple annotations on top of the video, including ...
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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 do I change the height of GIMP to less than 1266 pixels?

I'm having trouble editing in GIMP 2.8.16 because the window is much taller than my monitor, and can't be resized to anything smaller. From xprop: WM_NORMAL_HINTS(WM_SIZE_HINTS): ...
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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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Prevent GIMP from raising & activating new windows/tabs

I'm using XSane to scan images in to GIMP 2.8.16. With the scan settings, this unfortunately takes a few minutes per scan. I'm using GIMP's tabbed window mode. It's nice that I can work on other ...
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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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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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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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Get “recent files” in global file manager (Dolphin?)

I just switched to OpenSUSE (KDE) from my Fedora 20 KDE setup,and I find myself greatly missing a feature that was a default in Fedora: a "Recently Used" option in the file manager when saving and ...
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How to extract comment from ppm file?

I have ppm file X.ppm with comment : xxd X.ppm|head -10 0000000: 5036 0a23 206d 6967 6874 796d 616e 6465 P6.# mightymande 0000010: 6c20 2d32 2e38 3034 3132 3232 3037 3833 l -2.80412220783 0000020: ...
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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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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 photosphopinate Gimp?

There is this cute instruction on how to make Gimp work more like Photoshop. But I don't think that it works for Linux. Is there any chance to do this easily under Linux as well, and if yes, how? ...
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What command is gimp using to print?

All programs/commands I attempt to print certain PDFs with (lpr, lp, Okular, Evince, Xpdf) print solid black pages. The one exception is Gimp, which allows me to import PDFs one page at a time and ...
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Gimp canvas resize through terminal

I have multiple images in wrong canvas sizes and I need to resize them like this: for i in *; do blabla $i -resize 500x500 $i; done I can already resize image with convert tool but I need to resize ...
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Installing OpenType font

I bought a full copy of Hoefler Txt, which is an OpenType font, and I'm trying to install it now on my system (Mint 17). However, the results are inconsistent between programs. Here are the steps I'm ...
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gimp-plugin cannot find gtk/gtk.h

I am trying to install a plugin for gimp and am getting this gtk error, no matter what I do, I've installed just about every gtk-2.0 / gtk-3.0 devel and other packages and still it is a no go, so I ...
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Gimp misses libraries after installing a compiled version and removing the package

I was trying to remove the older Gimp version in order to install the latest version on my Ubuntu 14.04, I've compiled and installed it. When I start gimp, it says that it was installed in the same ...
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Reduction printing of pdf into the center of the generated image [duplicate]

Is there any way to do reduction printing of pdf into the center of the generated image? CUPS usually generates the reduced image located in the top-left corner. For example,if the size of the paper ...
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Making concentric circles in GIMP

I have a single layer image that is 480px square, which I am created with GIMP (it is blank). How can I make: Three concentric circles (the center being at 240,240 px) with radii 240, 180, and 60. ...
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GIMP: Reinterpret color channels as HSV

Suppose I export a 3-dimensional array as a P6 .pbm file, with the implicit assumption that the values are to be interpreted in the HSV colorspace, rather than the RGB colorspace. When I open the ...
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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 ...
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Where to find the RPM file of GIMP for installation?

I wanted to install GIMP just like installing it on Windows using the exe or msi file. Where can I find the RPM file so I can just issue the command rpm -ivh gimp-2.8.14-x86_64.rpm I like to ...