GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely distributed software for manipulating images. We can easily optimize the image, convert their type using GIMP. It provides the power and flexibility to designers to transform images into truly unique creations. GIMP is a cross platforms application and is available for Linux, Windows, MAC OS, and FreeBSD, etc. This article will help you to install the latest Gimp on Ubuntu 20.04 Focal LTS Linux system.
A running Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop system with sudo privileged account access.
Step 1 – Installing GIMP
Login to your Ubuntu desktop system and add an external apt repository in your system to install Gimp on Ubuntu 20.04 system.
First of all, execute the following command to configure Gimp PPA to your system.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/gimp
Then, execute the below commands to install Gimp on your Ubuntu system.
sudo apt update
sudo apt install gimp
Step 2 – Access GIMP Application
Type “gimp” on the system terminal or use the Gimp launcher icon to start the application.
Step 3- Uninstall GIMP
If you no longer need of Gimp and want to remove from your system, Use the following command to remove all Gimp application and associated data from your system.
sudo apt-get autoremove gimp gimp-plugin-registry
In this tutorial, you have learned to install, upgrade or uninstall the Gimp application on your Ubuntu 20.04 system.