GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a freely distributed software for manipulating images. We can easily optimize image, convert their type using GIMP.
GIMP is available for many of platform like Linux, Windows, MAC OS and freebsd etc. This article will help you to install latest Gimp on Ubuntu, Debian and LinuxMint operating systems.
Add the Gimp apt repository in your system and install it using following set of commands. It will install or upgrade latest packages of Gimp on your system.
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install gimp
You can search Gimp in dashboard and start it. Or you can also start gimp using command line as below
$ sudo gimp &
In future if you want to remove gimp from your system, Use following command. It will remove all Gimp application and associated data from your system.
$ sudo apt-get autoremove gimp gimp-plugin-registry