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Krita

For those prefer DEB package, the latest Krita 4.3.0 now is available to install via PPA in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and Linux Mint 19.x, 20.x.

Krita 4.3.0 was released a week ago with over 1000 bug-fixes and many new features. It’s available as Snap, Flatpak, and Appimage package formats. Now Krita Lime PPA is updated with the DEB packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04.

How to Install Krita 4.3.0 via PPA in Ubuntu:

1. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from system application menu. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Then upgrade Krita via Software Updater:

upgrade krita

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

sudo apt update

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

Free open-source painting software Krita 4.3 was released as the new major released a days ago.

Krita 4.3 brings over 1000 bug-fixes and many new features that include:

  • New set of brush presets that evoke watercolor painting.
  • Color mode in the gradient map filter
  • New palettize filter and high pass filter
  • Allow to adjust the opacity and lightness on colored brush tips separately.
  • The GIMP image hose format (gih) supports multiple dimensions
  • Snapshot docker allows to save certain stats of progress.
  • Brand new magnetic selection tool.
  • Gradients can now be painting as spirals.

How to Install Krita 4.3 in Ubuntu:

Krita is available as Snap and Flatpak packages, though neither are updated at the moment of writing.

Krita Lime PPA maintains .deb packages for Ubuntu 18.04 and higher (not updated at the moment of writing).

For those who can’t wait, grab the .appimage package from:

Download Krita

Then right-click on the “krita-4.3.0-x86_64.appimage” file,

  • go to Properties > Permissions
  • enable “Allow executing file as program” checkbox
  • Right-click and select run the file to launch Krita.

Krita

Open-source painting software Krita 4.2.9 was released as the latest stable version a day ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04.

Krita 4.2.9 is “really stable after all the testing it had during the beta period”.

  • Improved the brush outline, it’s no longer flickers when hover over the canvas
  • add “Airbrush” and “Airbrush Rate” to the Color Smudge brush
  • add “Split Layer into Selection Mask” feature
  • Increase the limit in Layer Offset to 100k
  • Fix transparency checkers looked white on HDR display
  • And tons of other bug-fixes. See release note for details.

How to Install Krita 4.2.9 in Ubuntu:

The Krita Lime PPA has built the packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and Ubuntu 20.04.

1. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from application menu. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Then upgrade Krita via Software Updater:

upgrade krita

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

sudo apt update

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

Krita 4.2.9, free digital painting application, hits the first beta release a few days ago. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, Ubuntu 20.04.

Krita 4.2.9 beta is not announced in its website at the moment. According to the commits, the release features:

  • Implement Airbrush and Rate options for Color Smudge brush.
  • Implement ‘Ratio’ pressure option for Color Smudge brush.
  • Fix layout issue in the history docker.
  • Add feature for splitting layer into local selection masks.
  • Various fixes and much more other changes.

How to Install Krita 4.2.9 Beta in Ubuntu:

The Krita Lime PPA has built the packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

1. Open terminal either by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard or by searching for ‘terminal’ from application menu. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Then upgrade Krita via Software Updater:

upgrade krita

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

sudo apt update

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

Krita 4.2.8 was released a few days ago as a new bug-fix release with a lot of work done on vector shapes, the transform tool and, especially, saving on Windows.

Krita 4.2.8 includes following bug-fixes and/or improvements:

  • Save the preferences when closing the preferences dialog.
  • Save the last used export settings.
  • Possible to save the “All” tag as the current tag.
  • Show the correct blending mode in the brush preset editor.
  • Remove “Show Decorations” option from the transform tool.
  • Remove the CSV export filter
  • Rewrite “auto precision” option in brush preset editor.
  • Make Separate Channels work.
  • Disable adjustmentlayer support on the raindrop filter.
  • Possible to use .kra files as file layers.
  • Fix Rec2020 display format.
  • Add hi-res input events for pan, zoom and rotate.
  • Always ask Windows to synchronize the file systems after saving a file.
  • Fix wrong aspect ratio on loading SVG files.
  • And many crashes, and other bug-fixes, improvements.

How to Install Krita 4.2.8 in Ubuntu:

The Krita Lime PPA has built the packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.04, and Ubuntu 19.10.

1. Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T keyboard shortcut or by searching for ‘terminal’ from application menu. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa

Type user password (no asterisk feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. Then upgrade Krita via Software Updater:

upgrade krita

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

sudo apt update

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-*