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 the cross platforms application and available for Linux, Windows, MAC OS and FreeBSD etc. This article will help you to install latest Gimp on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, 17.10, 16.04 LTS.
If you are designers and searching a free tool for image manipulation, your search ends here. GIMP will provide all the tools required for your image creations. You will get the features like any other paid application for the same purpose and it’s completely cross-platform platform application. So you are not bounded by any specific operating system. Let’s use the tutorial to install latest GIMP on your system and make unique creations.
Step 1 – Install GIMP on Ubuntu
You are required to add an external apt repository in your system to install Gimp on Ubuntu system. After adding the repository, install Gimp using the following set of commands. It will install or upgrade latest packages of Gimp on your Ubuntu Linux system.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install gimp
Step 2 – Open GIMP
You can search Gimp using GNOME search box and launch. Alternatively, you can also start gimp using the command line as:
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