How to Install MyPaint in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic

How to Install MyPaint in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic

Due to conflict between their dependencies, digital painter MyPaint can be installed if GIMP is already exist in Ubuntu 18.10.

In Ubuntu 18.10 universe repository, the GIMP package requires libmypaint-common library for mypaint brush, that conflicts with mypaint-data package required by MyPaint digital painting software.

For those who need both GIMP and MyPaint, install GIMP from otto06217’s PPA will solve the dependency conflict.

How to Install MyPaint in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic

1. Open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:otto-kesselgulasch/gimp

Type your user password (no asterisks feedback) for sudo prompts and hit Enter to continue.

How to Install MyPaint in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic

2. Then either upgrade GIMP via Software Updater:

How to Install MyPaint in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic

Or run command in terminal to install GIMP from the PPA:

sudo apt install gimp

3. Finally install MyPaint via command:

sudo apt install mypaint mypaint-data

How to Install MyPaint in Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic

That’s it. Enjoy!

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