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How To Install Gimp 2.7 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

By on January 1st, 2010 
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Gimp is probably one of the most well known applications available for Linux. With Gimp 2.7, we now get the much anticipated single window interface as opposed to the multi-window interface that was used in earlier versions. In this post we will show you how to install Gimp 2.7 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala.

NOTE: GIMP 2.7 IS AN UNSTABLE DEVELOPMENT VERSION WHICH WILL LEAD TO THE STABLE 2.8 VERSION.

To install Gimp 2.7 in Ubuntu 9.10, follow the following steps:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn

  • Update the software list with the command

sudo apt-get update

  • Finally, install Gimp 2.7 with the command

sudo apt-get install gimp

Gimp 2.7 will start in the multi-windows mode by default. To switch to single window mode, got to Windows and click on Single Window Mode.

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How To Install Gimp 2.7 in Ubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala was originally published on Digitizor.com on January 1, 2010 - 10:04 pm (Indian Standard Time)