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Old 05-11-2013, 05:49 AM   #1
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moving files to root folder


I am trying to install Gimp paint studio, and the folder dont allow moving files to it without permissions, how do I do that?

Thanks

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Old 05-11-2013, 05:56 AM   #2
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Hi

How have you built gimp? from source, I,m sure it should be in the repos
 
Old 05-11-2013, 06:11 AM   #3
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Hi, I have no idea what you mean

I am a beginner

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Old 05-11-2013, 06:23 AM   #4
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Ok

i dont use mint but there should be a software centre which is the prefered way to install software correctly.
It should be under system/applications
 
Old 05-11-2013, 06:33 AM   #5
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I already got Gimp installed, but it is GPS Gimp Paint Studio I dont know how to install, I need to get root permission for moving files

Ole
 
Old 05-11-2013, 07:31 AM   #6
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hi

Had a look at how to install, it sayes untar the downloaded file then move it to /home/user/.gimp dir
 
Old 05-11-2013, 08:24 AM   #7
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that folder just dont exist, but it does as a root folder which I dont know how to get permission to move files to

Ole
 
Old 05-11-2013, 08:26 AM   #8
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The .gimp dir is hidden
from terminal
Code:
ls -a
That will show hidden files

You should be in home when you run the ls command

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Old 05-11-2013, 09:11 AM   #9
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Quote:
that folder just dont exist
For future reference; you can also see hidden files and directories in your file manager by enabling "Show hidden files."
 
Old 05-11-2013, 09:23 AM   #10
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Hi

Just 1 other thing /home/user/.gimp-version is created when the user has used gimp itself
 
Old 05-11-2013, 10:41 AM   #11
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1. Download GPS_Gimp_Paint_Studio_2_0 from downloads section;

2. Unzip folder and move it's contents to your .gimp-2.8 folder

Typically it's located in:

/home/your_username/.gimp-2.8
If the folder doesn't exist then either (a) you haven't installed gimp yet or (b) you don't have version 2.8. So, have you installed gimp? Since it's in your home folder there should be no permissions issues.
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Old 05-11-2013, 12:25 PM   #12
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If the OP has installed GIMP system wide, I believe that the .gimp created would be created automatically when he runs gimp under his user account. Otherwise, he can just do

Code:
cd
mkdir .gimp
to create a .gimp folder in his home directory.
 
Old 05-11-2013, 04:13 PM   #13
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Gimp paint studio??
that thing is ancient
google code has the SVN page last updated in 2009
http://code.google.com/p/gps-gimp-paint-studio/
http://code.google.com/p/gps-gimp-pa...e/#svn%2Ftrunk
version 1.2 was the last release and it was released in 2009
http://code.google.com/p/gps-gimp-pa...releases%2F1.2

Gimp2.8 ALREADY HAS THIS
support for PS brushes
AND single window mode ( though i dislike that worse than the flu
More brushes ( a FULLY REDESIGNED brush tool )

gps was for a old 2.4 or 2.6 version of the gimp
The current Gimp2.8 and soon to be 3.0
use a very different code base that makes a lot of the older plugins and "added extras" incompatible


Also you should NOT be running The Gimp as root !!!
it is not a good idea to do .

Last edited by John VV; 05-11-2013 at 04:17 PM.
 
Old 05-12-2013, 03:59 AM   #14
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thanks for all your help, I learned alot

solved

Ole
 
  


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