How to Install Latest GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Today you will learn ‘How to Install Latest GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS’. GIMP means ‘GNU Image Manipulation Program’. GIMP is a free open source image manipulation software that runs on Linux and Windows operating systems. GIMP offers modern tools such as scientifically for graphic designer, photographer, graphical illustrator image manipulation.

How to Install Latest GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

How to Install Latest GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

New Features in GIMP 2.10:

Let’s see how many new features have come in the GIMP 2.10 version.

  • Color management.
  • New image formats (OpenEXR, RGBE, WebP, and HGT).
  • metadata viewing and editing (Exif, XMP, IPTC, and DICOM).
  • New  HEIF image format.
  • Basic HiDPI support.
  • New themes (Light, Gray, Dark, and System and symbolic icons).
  • Improved digital painting(canvas rotation and flipping).

To learn about GIMP 2.10’s many new features, See the release note.

Follow the below Steps to Install Latest GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS:

Install Gimp Ubuntu operating system according to the steps below.

Install Latest GIMP With PPA:

To Install Latest GIMP, here you will be installing by PPA so enter the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
This PPA is for Ubuntu >=18.04 and Linux Mint derivates
Installing:
open a terminal and type:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gimp
Get:10 http://ppa.launchpad.net/otto-kesselgulasch/gimp/ubuntu bionic/main Translation-en [2,732 B]
Hit:11 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease
Fetched 207 kB in 3s (61.4 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done

Now enter the following command for updating the Ubuntu repository.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt update
Ign:1 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable InRelease
Hit:2 http://ppa.launchpad.net/otto-kesselgulasch/gimp/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic InRelease
Hit:4 http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb stable Release
Get:5 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-security InRelease [83.2 kB]
Get:7 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-updates InRelease [88.7 kB]
Hit:8 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic-backports InRelease
Fetched 172 kB in 3s (66.8 kB/s)
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
26 packages can be upgraded. Run 'apt list --upgradable' to see them.

Enter the following command for the gimp installation.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt install gimp
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2-common libgconf-2-4 libmecab2
mecab-ipadic mecab-ipadic-utf8 mecab-utils
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
python python-cairo python-gobject-2 python-gtk2 python-minimal python2.7
python2.7-minimal
Suggested packages:
gimp-help-en | gimp-help gimp-data-extras python-doc python-tk
libpython-stdlib libquadmath0 libumfpack5 libwebkitgtk-1.0-0 mypaint-brushes
python python-cairo python-gobject-2 python-gtk2 python-minimal python2.7
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/otto-kesselgulasch/gimp/ubuntu bionic/main amd64 libbabl-0.1-0 amd64 0.1.56+om-0ubu18.04.1~ppa [240 kB]
Get:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 libmng2 amd64 2.0.2-0ubuntu3 [169 kB]
Preparing to unpack .../07-libgfortran4_7.3.0-16ubuntu3_amd64.deb ...
Setting up libblas3:amd64 (3.7.1-4ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/blas/libblas.so.3 to provide /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libblas.so.3 (libblas.so.3-x86_64-linux-gnu) in auto mode
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
Setting up liblapack3:amd64 (3.7.1-4ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/lapack/liblapack.so.3 to provide /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/liblapack.so.3 (liblapack.so.3-x86_64-
Setting up gimp (2.10.6+om-0ubu18.04.2~ppa) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...

Now Gimp is successfully installed. Search and open ‘Gimp’ in Ubuntu application.

How to Install Latest GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

Gimp

Now you can see the gimp is open.

How to Install Latest GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS

GIMP

Install Latest GIMP With Flatpak:

You can Install Latest GIMP from the Flathub App Store. Enter the next command for this.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak
itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt update
itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt install flatpak

After receiving Fltapak support, run the following command, install GIMP.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ flatpak install https://flathub.org/repo/appstream/org.gimp.GIMP.flatpakref

After the above command is entered, Gimp will be installed and then use the following command to open it.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ flatpak run org.gimp.GIMP

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Uninstall GIMP 2.10 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS:

If you want to remove GIMP from your system, enter the following command.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo apt install ppa-purge
[sudo] password for itsmarttricks:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Suggested packages:
aptitude
The following NEW packages will be installed:
ppa-purge
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 26 not upgraded.
Need to get 6,312 B of archives.
After this operation, 24.6 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 ppa-purge all 0.2.8+bzr63 [6,312 B]
Preparing to unpack .../ppa-purge_0.2.8+bzr63_all.deb ...
Unpacking ppa-purge (0.2.8+bzr63) ...
Setting up ppa-purge (0.2.8+bzr63) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2) ...

Enter the following command when the above command is entered.

itsmarttricks@mangesh:~$ sudo ppa-purge ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
Updating packages lists
PPA to be removed: otto-kesselgulasch gimp
Package revert list generated:
gimp/bionic gimp-data/bionic libbabl-0.1-0:amd64/bionic libgegl-0.4-0:amd64-
libgimp2.0/bionic libmypaint-
gconf-service gconf-service-backend gconf2-common libde265-0 libgconf-2-4
libheif1 libjavascriptcoregtk-1.0-0 libmecab2 libwebkitgtk-1.0-0
mecab-ipadic mecab-ipadic-utf8 mecab-utils mypaint-brushes
The following packages will be REMOVED:
libgegl-0.4-0 libmypaint
The following NEW packages will be installed:
libgegl-0.3-0
After this operation, 32.6 MB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
Get:1 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 gimp amd64 2.8.22-1 [3,672 kB]
Fetched 13.3 MB in 19s (690 kB/s)
dpkg: warning: downgrading gimp from 2.10.6+om-0ubu18.04.2~ppa to 2.8.22-1
(Reading database ... 162931 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../libgimp2.0_2.8.22-1_amd64.deb ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.27-3ubuntu1) ...
PPA purged successfully

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