Gimp 2.8.22 Released – Install Gimp On Ubuntu 17.04

GIMP 2.8.22 released. Install GIMP on Linux Ubuntu Systems. GIMP 2.8.22 comes with an improved drawing performance in single window mode, especially with pixmap themes. It now prevent a crash in PDF plug-in if images or resolution are large. It brings various fixes related to plug-ins, performance and translations.

GIMP 2.8.22

GUI:

  • improve drawing performance in single window mode, especially with pixmap themes

Plug-ins:

  • Fix for CVE-2007-3126, a bug in the ICO plug-in which allowed context-dependent attackers to cause a denial of service (crash) via an ICO file with an InfoHeader containing a Height of zero. We couldn’t reproduce any crash in recent version, but fixed the error messages for good measure
  • Avoid creating wrong layer group structure when importing PSD files (already fixed in 2.8.20, didn’t make it to the NEWS)
  • Prevent a crash in PDF plug-in if images or resolution are large
  • Stop parsing invalid PCX files early and prevent a segmentation fault

General:

  • If NOCONFIGURE is set, autogen.sh won’t run configure
  • VPATH builds for win32 targets have been fixed

Updated Translations:

  • Basque
  • Brazilian Portuguese
  • Catalan
  • Chinese (PRC)
  • Finnish
  • Greek
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Kazakh
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish

Install GIMP 2.8.22 On Ubuntu

Before you begin the installation of GIMP 2.8.22, please remove the installed version of GIMP using the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove gimp

Now run the following command to install GIMP 2.8.22 on Ubuntu:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gimp

Once installed, open GIMP from Ubuntu Dash or Terminal

Gimp 2.8.22 Released – Install Gimp On Ubuntu 17.04 originally posted on Source Digit – Latest Technology, Gadgets & Gizmos.

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