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Old 09-02-2014, 08:04 PM   #1
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Adding brushes to GIMP


I am very new to Zorin, and was wondering if anyone could tell me how to add brushes to GIMP? When I try to access my GIMP directory files in home folder, I get as far as home>gimp 2.8, then there is nothing, so I cannot manually add them.

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Old 09-02-2014, 08:34 PM   #2
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what version of gimp is this
as gimp has moved closer to "3.0" things ARE changing

what worked in 2.4 or 2.6 will NOT work in 2.8

as for brushes most will go in ~/.gimp-2.8/brushes

now photoshop brushes are different than a gimp brush

so what is it you are installing
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i have been able to throw photoshop brushes in the same folder as gimp brushes, and gimp 2.8 recognizes them. maybe not the newest ones.

ps: from gimps preferences => folders, you can tell it where to look for brushes.
or simply create the folder in question.

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Old 09-03-2014, 08:41 PM   #4
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Thank you both! I set up the folder through preferences, and can get to my files now.

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