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The latest release of digital painting software Krita 4.1.7 now is available to install in Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and higher via Snap package.

Snap is a containerized software package runs in most Linux desktop. It bundles most required libraires and auto-updates itself.

Krita 4.1.7

For Ubuntu 18.04 and higher, the official Krita package can be easily installed via Ubuntu Software:

How to Install the Latest Krita in Ubuntu 16.04:

For Ubuntu 16.04, besides running the non-install Appimage file, run following commands one by one to install the latest Krita snap package.

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and install the snapd daemon:

sudo apt-get install snapd

2. Then install Krita snap via command:

sudo snap install krita

To access outside of user home directory, you may add --classic in the end of the command.

Uninstall Krita Snap package:

To remove the snap, run following command in terminal:

sudo snap remove krita

Krita

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

Krita 4.1.7

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:

upgrade krita

or run command in terminal to install or upgrade the painting software:

sudo apt install krita

Uninstall:

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:

Download Krita (.appimage)

Then right-click and make the appimage file executable from its ‘Properties’ dialog. Finally run the file to launch Krita.

Krita

Digital painting software Krita 4.1.5 was released yesterday. The new release features much improved support for scaling on hi-dpi or retina screens, and many bugs fixed.

Krita 4.1.5 release highlights:

  • Associate Krita with .ico files
  • Auto-update the device pixel ration when changing screens
  • Disable autoscrolling for the pan tool
  • Disable drag & drop in the recent documents list
  • Disable zoom-in/out actions when editing text in rich-text mode
  • Do not add template files to recent documents list
  • Do not allow creating masks on locked layers.
  • Do not close the settings dialog when pressing enter while searching for a shortcut
  • Fill polyline shapes if some fill style was selected
  • Fix Tangent Normal paintop to work with 16 and 32 bit floating point images
  • Fix a problem with namespaces when loading SVG
  • Fix an assert when right-clicking the animation timeline
  • Fix autohiding the color selector popup
  • Fix canvas scaling in hidpi mode
  • Fix the overview docker
  • Fix the shift-I color selector shortcut
  • Fix unsuccessful restoring of a session blocking Krita from closing
  • Import SVG files as vector layers instead of pixel layers
  • Improve spacing between canvas input setting categories
  • Make it possible to select the SVG text tool text has been moved inside an hidden group and then made visible again
  • Support fractional display scaling factors

How to Install Krita 4.15 in Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 18.10, and Linux Mint 19, 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:

upgrade krita

or run command in terminal to install or upgrade the painting software:

sudo apt install krita

Uninstall:

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 Ubuntu 16.04, Linux Mint 18.x, grab the appimage from the link below:

Download Krita (.appimage)

Then right-click and make the appimage file executable from its ‘Properties’ dialog. Finally run the file to launch Krita.

Krita

The latest Krita digital painting 4.1.3 is finally available to install via Krita Lime PPA. Ubuntu 18.04, Linux Mint 19, and Ubuntu 18.10 are supported so far.

Krita 4.1.3 is a pretty important release includes about a hundred fixes. All users are urged to update as soon as possible.

Krita new welcome screen

For Ubuntu 18.10, Krita 4.1.3 can be installed easily via Ubuntu Software. For Ubuntu 18.04, do following steps to install it:

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:

upgrade krita

or run command in terminal to install or upgrade the painting software:

sudo apt install krita

Uninstall:

To remove the PPA, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.

To remove Krita, run command:

sudo apt remove --autoremove krita krita-*

Krita

Digital painting software Krita 4.1.3 was released a day ago with about a hundred of bug-fixes. All users are urged to update.

Krita 4.1.3 includes following changes:

  • New welcome screen with some handy links, recent used files, etc.
  • Improvements to Instant Preview mode.
  • Improved the move tool so it’s possible to undo the steps you’ve set with the move tool
  • Added auto-smoothing option for the bezier curve tools
  • Added new feature round corners for the rectangle tool.
  • The Comics Project manager plugin received a ton of improvements.
  • And see the release note for details

How to Install Krita 4.1.3 in Ubuntu:

For all current Ubuntu releases, you can grab the single executable Appimage package for 64-bit system.

Krita 4.1.3 Appimage

Then give executable permission, and run to launch Krita 4.1.3:

You can also add the Krita Lime PPA to install the most recent packages, though the Krita 4.1.3 package is not published at the moment.