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:
- Add the mrw-gimp-svn for matthaeus123 repository with the following command
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.