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[SOLVED, kind of] GIMP 2.9 fails to start due to incompatible (?) MyPaint brushes

Posted 10-28-2016 at 04:59 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 10-28-2016 at 05:01 PM by the dsc
Tags gimp, mypaint

GIMP 2.9 may fail to start due to some MyPaint brushes failing to "deserialize", whatever that means.

In order to "solve" that you don't need to get rid permanently of such brushes, which may still work fine on MyPaint itself.

Instead, move/rename the .mypaint user folder (perhaps ~/.config/mypaint to some?) to mypaint-temp or whatever, run gimp 2.9, it will start. Then go to preferences, folders, and change the mypaint-brushes folder settings, but...
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Pseudo-template noob hack that may apply for several situations

Posted 04-12-2012 at 04:10 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 04-12-2012 at 04:14 PM by the dsc

There's a painting software, "mypaint", which is very nice, but it does not support templates, at least not yet.

I've created a template (just a "blank" file with the correct resolution and whatnot) on GIMP, saved it as "ora", but instead of opening this file manually every time, and remembering to save it with a new name in order to not overwrite the template, I came up with a script that will create a new name automatically, with no risk of overwriting...
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Mypaint-0.5.0 .spec

Posted 01-05-2011 at 07:41 AM by unSpawn

Mypaint is a open-source graphics application for use with a tablet. It kind of looks like Fractal Design Painter must have looked at alpha 0.1 stage. Nonetheless worth a try building a package. Here's a spec built, tested and installed on Centos 5.5 Intel. Note it doesn't build for x86_64 as I have none:
%define debug_packages  %{nil}
%define debug_package %{nil}
%define name mypaint
%define ver 0.5.0
%define rel 1
Name: %{name}
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