Install GIMP Image Editor On Ubuntu 16.04

GIMP is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, OS X and Windows.

GIMP provides the tools needed for high quality image manipulation. From retouching to restoring to creative composites, the only limit is your imagination. GIMP is used for producing icons, graphical design elements, and art for user interface components and mockups. GIMP provides top-notch color management features to ensure high-fidelity color reproduction across digital and printed media. It is best used in workflows involving other free software such as Scribus, Inkscape, and SwatchBooker.

Install GIMP

Ubuntu, Mint, or Debian users can run apt-get install gimp to install GIMP. Ubuntu users may also install GIMP from Software Centre, this includes recent GIMP versions from PPAs.

Run the following commands in Terminal to install GIMP 2.9.3 on Ubuntu Systems:

Install GIMP 2.9.3

root@ubuntu-DL-960GM-GS3-FX:/home/ubuntu# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp-edge

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root@ubuntu-DL-960GM-GS3-FX:/home/ubuntu# sudo apt-get update

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root@ubuntu-DL-960GM-GS3-FX:/home/ubuntu# sudo apt-get install gimp

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Remove GIMP 2.9.3

Run the following commands in Terminal to uninstall and remove GIMP 2.9.3 from Ubuntu Systems:

root@ubuntu-DL-960GM-GS3-FX:/home/ubuntu# sudo apt-get install ppa-purge

root@ubuntu-DL-960GM-GS3-FX:/home/ubuntu# sudo ppa-purge ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp

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