How To Install GIMP On Ubuntu

“GIMP is the GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed piece of software for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring. It works on many operating systems, in many languages. (more…)”

In this quick and simple post I will show you how to install GIMP on Ubuntu using either apt-get command or the Ubuntu Software Center.If you would like to install GIMP instead of using Wine to run Photoshop then its pretty simple to install. All you will need to do is either click the following link or run the command below. It will automatically install and then you can launch GIMP through the dashboard or by running the command GIMP.

Install GIMP On Ubuntu

Install GIMP on Ubuntu using the terminal (CTRL+ALT+T):

sudo apt-get install gimp

Or you can automatically install using the Ubuntu Software Center by clicking on this link. (This link will simply open the software center to GIMP’s page, you will still need to provide your Root password as-well as confirm you wish to install GIMP.)
install gimp ubuntu How To Install GIMP On Ubuntu

Now that you have it installed you can run it by just using the dashboard or running GIMP in your terminal (It added a launcher to my sidebar automatically but I think you have to run GIMP once first).  If you need some tutorials I will link to some good sites below the screenshot of GIMP I have attached as-well.



I hope this has helped you to install GIMP on Ubuntu. If you need tutorials then you can use one of the great sites listed below.

GIMP Tutorials

Below is just a few simple GIMP tutorial indexes. Check them out if you want to learn more about how to use GIMP or need to refresh on some of your skills. (Official GIMP Tutorials)


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