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Gimp 2.8 has arrived

GIMP 2.8 is the result of three years of hard work and collaborative development. This version of GIMP is equipped with a wealth of new features, including some highly requested ones. Keep reading to find out exactly what GIMP 2.8 has to offer you in areas such as the user interface, tools, and plug-ins.” (source)

Installation for Ubuntu 12.04 (tip from here):

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gimp

It’s a good idea to also install these packages:

$ sudo apt-get install gimp-data
$ sudo apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry

gimp-plugin-registry includes — among others — the “heal selection” plugin…

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  1. anthonyvenable110
    May 19, 2012 at 22:05

    Happy to hear about this release finally being available

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