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Old 05-10-2012, 08:06 PM   #1
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Cannot install upgrade for Gimp 2.8 on Precise Pangolin


Sooo... I got instructions and commands for installing the new and improved Gimp 2.8 on my newly upgraded Precise Pangolin from Noobslab.

http://www.noobslab.com/2012/04/inst...4-precise.html

Everything seemed to be running smoothly on the terminal after the first commands, but after "sudo apt-get install gimp" I got an error message and I do not know what went wrong or how to fix it. Would appreciate some help. Here is the terminal process after the third command and ultimate error message:

verori@verori-laptop:~$ sudo apt-get install gimp
[sudo] password for verori:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
libbabl-0.0-0 libgegl-0.0-0
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be upgraded:
gimp
1 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 1 not upgraded.
5 not fully installed or removed.
Need to get 0 B/6,086 kB of archives.
After this operation, 2,121 kB of additional disk space will be used.
(Reading database ... 204021 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to replace gimp 2.6.12-1ubuntu1 (using .../gimp_2.8.0-1ubuntu0ppa3~precise_amd64.deb) ...
Unpacking replacement gimp ...
dpkg: error processing /var/cache/apt/archives/gimp_2.8.0-1ubuntu0ppa3~precise_amd64.deb (--unpack):
trying to overwrite '/usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/file-xmc', which is also in package gimp-plugin-registry 3.5.4-1
No apport report written because MaxReports is reached already
dpkg-deb: error: subprocess paste was killed by signal (Broken pipe)
Processing triggers for menu ...
Errors were encountered while processing:
/var/cache/apt/archives/gimp_2.8.0-1ubuntu0ppa3~precise_amd64.deb
E: Sub-process /usr/bin/dpkg returned an error code (1)

THANKS!!!!
 
Old 05-10-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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remove the old gimp first. Then install 2.8.
 
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Old 05-11-2012, 02:01 PM   #3
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That worked like a charm thanks!

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remove the old gimp first. Then install 2.8.
 
  


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