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:
or run command one by one in terminal to install or upgrade the painting software:
sudo apt update 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-*
the new version is not showing up for 18.04.3
I added the ppa but 4.2.8 is not there. Only 4.2.7
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