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How to get GIMP 2.8 (Linux)


Does GIMP come with Linux distributions?

As GIMP is open-source software, it’s shipped with all major linux distributions, for instance:

  • Debian/GNU
  • Fedora Core
  • OpenSUSE
  • Ubuntu, Kubuntu

Most of them come with GIMP 2.8 already.

Of course it’s always possible to compile GIMP 2.8/2.9 yourself or get it from third-party package sources (if available).

How to install GIMP on Linux

Use your distributions package management tool (it may be called Software Center, YaST, etc.) to install GIMP, if it is not installed already.

Compile GIMP yourself

If there’s no package available for your preferred version, you can always compile GIMP yourself as the source code is available.


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about 3 years ago


over 4 years ago


gimp fan
over 4 years ago

how about some binarys

over 5 years ago