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Questions tagged [gimp]

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

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Increase UI size of apps with tiny dialogues (gimp, InSync, Zoom, etc.)

I'm running Mint 19 Tara, with Cinnamon 3.8.9, on a Lenovo P51 with a 3840×2160 graphics display. Most apps, such as vim, Chrome, Libre Office, and everything that came pre-installed, work correctly. ...
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How do I properly use GIMP? [closed]

I'm slowly going insane. All other image editing programs have issues, so I switched to GIMP, that at least seemed to have all the features I need. But whenever I try to actually do something with it, ...
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Brother printer works for every program except gimp

On my Debian 9.4 Linux ("Stretch"), I can print from virtually every program, certainly from Chrome, Libreoffice, emacs, okular and via lpr. However, I cannot print from gimp. The printer is a ...
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How to install gimp 2.8 in suse tumbleweed?

I wish to install it instead of the 2.10 version, since the old version was faster (to work) than the new. I think this is mainly because of the UI themes, that makes the process slower than 2.8. And ...
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Can't launch GIMP pre-installed via Flatpak on Linux Mint 19, how to debug?

I have quite a fresh installation of Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon with GIMP pre-installed via Flatpak: Basic info $ flatpak info org.gimp.GIMP Ref: app/org.gimp.GIMP/x86_64/stable ID: org.gimp.GIMP Arch: ...
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Does GIMP use mozjpeg?

If I use GIMP and look at different quality settings for JPEG compression, does this reflect (or, roughly match) the encoding efforts of mozjpeg? (E.g. the claimed "5% on average" improvement over ...
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Automatically restoring verticality of the edges of a scanned photo

I want to scan a collection of rectangular photos, both color and black-and-white. I am generally quite happy with the scanning, but I run into some practical problems, due to the fact that photos are ...
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GIMP tooltips are almost unreadable white-on-off-white

Running GIMP on my KDE desktop the tooltips are all white-on-white. How do I fix this?
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How to Install flatpak on Linux Mint 17.1

GIMP 2.10 came out and I'm really excited to use it. The website suggests installing it with flatpak. According to flatpak's website, Linux Mint 18 and forward have it already installed, but as I'm ...
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Gimp script and choosing an scheme interpretor?

I came across this script https://twentymegahertz.wordpress.com/2017/01/05/gimp-script-for-image-sharpening-using-grain-extract/ which is basically a script to sharpen images. Now I don't know ...
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Gimp Plugin to batch-export several different color shades

I hope someone can give me some info on whether or not a plugin exists for Gimp which will automatically do the following... I've created an icon which I want to save as several different color ...
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Triangular 2d mesh linear image deformation

I'm in need of an application that would let me define a set of vertices (handles) on top of an image layer, derive a DeLaunay triangulated mesh from those handles, and allow me to reposition the ...
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How to create a tiled gif (repeating the same small gif image in a tiled background)

I have a gif image with a rather low resolution (500x200 pixels) which I would like to use to tile a wallpaper background (size 1920x1080 etc.) showing the same frame (or a different frame) on all ...
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How to convert an image to a 24-bit BMP in commandline?

I'm writing a wrapper Bash script for ARSS to make it easier to use. The program converts images to sounds and vice-versa but it only accepts 24-bit BMP images, which I was only able to produce using ...
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How to rotate a set of pictures from the command line?

I have a large set of JPEG pictures all with the same resolution. It would take too long to open each one inside the graphical interface of imagemagic or gimp. How do I achieve each picture being ...
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GIMP 2.9.4's configure file is not recognising installed libraries

I recently download the latest version of GIMP (2.9.4) from their website, and extracted it. I read the INSTALL file and ran the configure script. However, when I do, it fails: GIMP configuration ...
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How can I install Gimp 2.9 in Arch Linux?

I am trying to install Gimp 2.9 in arch linux. Following instructions from this site (which I can hardly understand), I have attempted to install gimp-devel via yaourt. However, I receive an error ...
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Kubuntu: GIMP denies installation, unmet dependencies

root@myself:/home/myself# apt-get install gimp Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run 'apt-get -f install' to correct ...
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Extract text layer from PSD ( ImageMagick or GiMP )

I want to extract text infos from layer ( like font, font-style, font-size and content ) with the name and number of layer. All available command line on standard repo are an option. I know it can ...
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To Adjust Brightness-Contrast in Plane with Gimp/ImageMagick/…?

This kind of plane is a common tool used to view Rontgen pictures in Radiology. It exists as a standard in many RTG programs in hospitals. I would like to have a similar tool open-source for ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 install ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to execute a script on program launch and end

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 start GIMP and to turn them ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 PSD ...
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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 ...