GIMP 2.8.20 Available in PPA for Ubuntu 16.10, 16.04, 14.04, 12.04

GIMP image editor 2.8.20 stable was released one week ago. Now it’s finally available in PPA repository for Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, and their derivatives. GIMP 2.8.20 fixed the weird initial user interface language selection on mac OS. For Windows, an annoying oscillating switching between different input devices has been fixed.… Continue reading GIMP 2.8.20 Available in PPA for Ubuntu 16.10, 16.04, 14.04, 12.04

GIMP 2.8.18 Released with Security Fix to XCF

GIMP image editor 2.8.18, a new point release in the stable branch, has been released to fix a vulnerability in the XCF loading code. With special XCF files, GIMP can be caused to crash, and possibly be made to execute arbitrary code provided by the attacker. Besides this security fix, GIMP 2.8.18 also brings following… Continue reading GIMP 2.8.18 Released with Security Fix to XCF

Upgrade to Latest gThumb 3.3.3 in Linux Mint 17.1

Quick tutorial shows how to upgrade to the latest gThumb image viewer and organizer in Linux Mint 17.1 Cinnamon. gThumb is a free and open-source image viewer, browser, and editor for Gnome Desktop. While Linux Mint 17.1 still provides gThumb 3.27, the latest version has reached the 3.3.3 release with new image tools, bug fixes… Continue reading Upgrade to Latest gThumb 3.3.3 in Linux Mint 17.1

Drawing/Editing App Pinta 1.5 Released with Add-in Support

Pinta, an open-source, bitmap image drawing and editing program inspired by Paint.NET, has reached release 1.5 with many new features, improvements. Add-in support is one of the great new features. As you may know, Pinta is a bitmap image editor with many features typical of image editing software including drawing tools, image filters and color… Continue reading Drawing/Editing App Pinta 1.5 Released with Add-in Support