Saturday, May 22, 2010

Install GIMP in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx - Easy Online Method

How to install GIMP in Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx

Press ALT+F2
Type gnome-terminal in the textbox and press enter
OR
Select Applications -> Accessories -> Terminal


Then type the following in the terminal. Also provide the password for the first user
(Instead of typing the following, just select the following text and press the centre button of the mouse in the terminal)

sudo sh -c echo ‘deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn/ubuntu lucid main’ >> /etc/apt/sources.list

Add the GPG key using by typing the following

sudo apt-key adv –recv-keys –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com 405A15CB

then type

sudo apt-get update

and the final step. Just type the following in the terminal and relax for some time.

sudo apt-get install gimp

After the installation just run the gimp from accessories->graphics->GNU Image Manipulation Programe

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