Gimp + Vector = ?
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: May 23, 2009
Hello, i was wondering... why doesn't the gimp use vector graphics? They look so much better.
I thought of this because i drew a shape, tried to fill it in with a colour, but since the paint tool makes a line surrounded by pixels with less opacy, so they dont fill and i always have to paint over them.
I was just wondering.
Also, can anyone request an image editor similar to gimp that uses vector? (one that includes freehand paint, etc etc) ... besides inkscape, i don't really like it too much and some of the features lag for me.
GIMP and vector fonts
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: January 14, 2009
I'm creating an ad for a phone book and one of the requirements is that I'm supposed to use vector fonts. What are vector fonts? How do I use them with GIMP?
Any Vector Graphics Manipulation tool for GIMP?
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: December 21, 2009
Is there a way I can manipulate or maybe convert images to vector graphics formats using GIMP? Is there an add-on or widget to add to GIMP?
I know it can be done in Inkscape but I am specifically asking about GIMP. So that I do not have to go all along this export and import thing and just standardize GIMP as a graphics manipulation tool.
Import vector graphics from PDF to GIMP
location: linuxexchange.com - date: January 1, 1970
I need to extract vector graphics from a PDF image and import them into GIMP, either as paths or as high-resolution raster images. Specifically, I need to get contour lines from USGS topographical maps and overlay them on satellite images. Any suggestions?
So far I have tried:
--Using GIMP's native PDF importing function to import them as raster images. Problem: To do so at high resolution crashes my computer. Possible solution would be to import only a selected area of a PDF, but as far as I can tell this is not possible.
--Using ImageMagick to convert the PDF to a raster image. Problem: Used with the "-scale" parameter, "convert" appears to rasterize the PDF and then upscale it, leading to a choppy image.
--Using InkScape to extract the necessary vector elements from the PDF. Problem: InkScape freezes when I try to open a moderately large (25 Mb) PDF.
Any other ideas?
zenwalk or vector
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: March 28, 2008
i was wondering which is faster? which has the better package management? which has better hardware detection?
what are the overall pros/cons of both?
Vector or Zenwalk?
location: linuxquestions.com - date: September 2, 2005
I'm running Ubuntu on a PIII / 733 / 128 with a 10GB hard drive.
My new WD 160GB hard drive came in yesterday, so I'm looking for a differnet Linux distribution because I feel that Ubuntu, even with swap space, is kind of taxing on my computer.
I'm looking at a Slackware-based distribution, specifically Vector and Zenwalk.
Which one do you think is a better fit for me? I like how Zenwalk comes with OpenOffice automatically, but I know that Vector is really nice on older computers.
Will Zenwalk run fine on my system?
Best Vector 3D Game?
location: ubuntuforums.com - date: July 5, 2013
On emu or Linux native, which Vector 3D Games would you advice to give a try?
Trying to install gimp Brushes to /usr/share/gimp/2.0/brushes but permission denied??
location: linuxquestions.com - date: July 1, 2009
Im trying to install fractal brushes to my gimp 2.6 and as trying to move
the .grb files to /usr/share/gimp/2.0/brushes its will stop and ask to
skip or cancel and under show more details is this "Error moving file:
Permission denied" what do i need to do to get permission to move files
into to that folder?
Error when trying to install GIMP in Ubuntu
location: linuxquestions.com - date: June 18, 2010
When trying to install GIMP from the Ubuntu Software Center,
I get the error "Requires installation of untrusted packages" and "The action would require the installation of packages from not authenticated sources."
In the details it gives:
gimp gimp-data libbabl-0.0-0 libgegl-0.0-0 libgimp2.0
Anyone know how to solve this?
error while trying to install gimp in ubuntu 11.04
location: linuxquestions.com - date: April 30, 2011
error while trying to install gimp in ubuntu 11.04 using ubuntu software center...
The following packages have unmet dependencies:
gimp: Depends: python-gtk2 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.22.0-0ubuntu1 is to be installed
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.11) but 2.13-0ubuntu13 is to be installed
Depends: libfontconfig1 (>= 2.8.0) but 2.8.0-2.1ubuntu3 is to be installed
Depends: libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 (>= 2.22.0) but 2.23.3-0ubuntu1 is to be installed
Depends: libglib2.0-0 (>= 2.28.0) but 2.28.6-0ubuntu1 is to be installed
Depends: libgtk2.0-0 (>= 2.24.0) but 2.24.4-0ubuntu2 is to be installed
Depends: libjpeg62 (>= 6b1) but 6b1-1ubuntu1 is to be installed
Depends: librsvg2-2 (>= 2.26.0) but 2.32.1-0ubuntu3 is to be installed
Depends: libxfixes3 (>= 1:4.0.1) but 1:4.0.5-1ubuntu1 is to be installed
Depends: zlib1g (>= 1:1.1.4) but 1:184.108.40.206.dfsg-3ubuntu3 is to be installed
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