Krita 4.1.7 was released a few days ago as a new bug-fix release for the Krita image editor 4.1 series. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10.
Krita 4.1.7 release highlights:
- Fix a bug that might help wifi connection (due to bug in Qt’s network manager).
- Fix an instant crash issue in Linux due to a bug in Qt 5.12
- Fix showing wrongly that there is no audio support in the animation timeline audio menu
- Remember whether anti-aliasing was enabled in selection tools
- Add a shortcut to activate the text tool
- Make the toolbars movable again
- Make Select by Color Range check the entire image
- Enable HiDPI support by default
- Allow krita to import more than file at a time when started from a file manager
- Fix using the scrollwheel in comboboxes on Linux
- Fix the calculation of Average Desaturation
- Do not crash when exporting Compositions
- Make the move tool show the correct cursor in all modes
- Let the move tool move invisible layers
- Fix a crash in the artistic color selector
How to Install Krita 4.17 in Ubuntu:
For Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and Linux Mint 19.x, do following steps to install the latest release from Krita Lime PPA.
1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for ‘terminal’ from software launcher. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa
Type your user password (no asterisks feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter.
2. Then upgrade Krita via Software Updater:
or run command in terminal to install or upgrade the painting software:
sudo apt install krita
To remove the PPA, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.
To remove Krita, run command:
sudo apt remove --autoremove krita krita-*
Download Appimage for Ubuntu 16.04
For 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18.x, grab the appimage from the link below:
Then right-click and make the appimage file executable from its ‘Properties’ dialog. Finally run the file to launch Krita.