How to Install GIMP on Ubuntu

GIMP is a powerful multi-platform open source image editing software that is available free to download.

Currently, an Ubuntu PPA with latest GIMP packages is available for all current Ubuntu releases and derivatives.

To get started, open your terminal with:


Then run the following commands, one line after the other:

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

Type in your password when it asks, no visual feedback so just type in mind, and hit enter to continue.

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install gimp

That's all you'll need. Please share any comments in the section below!

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