How to:Install Gimp 2.6.11 in Ubuntu 10.10 via PPA

GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software suitable for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, a image format converter.

What’s new in Gimp 2.6.11

Bugs fixed:
631199 – Printing and Print preview broken with cairo 1.10
572865 – Parasite handling had problems and can cause crashing
628893 – Error with string-append and gimp-drawable-get-name
623850 – (Paco) Recursive Gaussian Filter error
624487 – Fix incorrect “wrap mode” documentation values in Edge plug-in
557380 – Difference of Gaussians gives blank doc if “Invert” selected
627009 – Image type filter doesn’t include .rgba SGI files
626020 – Console window opening on file-ps-load
624698 – Wood 1 and Wood 2 have bad alpha value
624275 – Image saved from google docs generates a
gimp-image-set-resolution’ error message

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How to Install:

Open the terminal and run the following commands :

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gimp

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