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banago
October 9th, 2008, 07:00 PM
I would like have GIMP in one window. How can I do it?

Thanks,

Banago

Half-Left
October 9th, 2008, 07:18 PM
GIMP 2.6 has this default way, 2.4 doesn't.

smartboyathome
October 9th, 2008, 07:19 PM
Can't make gimp one window right now. Theres a plugin available to do this, but its only for windows. :(

banago
October 9th, 2008, 08:03 PM
GIMP 2.6 has this default way, 2.4 doesn't.

How come I cannot get GIMP 2.6 in my ubuntu? When i download it it says it has bad sth and cannot be installed. When I get the latest version from add/remove, it is still 2.4

WWSmith36
October 9th, 2008, 08:14 PM
I checked the backports repo - its only got 2.4.6 :(

Looks like you have to download it and compile from source. Just make you check the dependencies and md5sum before installing.

Half-Left
October 9th, 2008, 08:14 PM
Next release intrepid I heard could get it in, but you can get it from http://www.getdeb.net/

banago
October 9th, 2008, 08:21 PM
I checked the backports repo - its only got 2.4.6 :(

Looks like you have to download it and compile from source. Just make you check the dependencies and md5sum before installing.

I do not know how to check the dependences. Would you please tell me a little bit more about that?

I got the latest version from geddeb, but the dependences were wrong.

justanotherhack
October 9th, 2008, 09:22 PM
Afaik the problem most people have with the many GIMP windows is, that the tools and layer windows go behind the image whenever they work on it. A small workaround for this is to just make the tools and other windows stay on top. Just right click the titlebar go to Advanced and something that would be "Always/Keep on top" or something like that (working with the german version, so can't be sure without switching the lang).
This may be a trivial matter, but according to my experience something that helps a lot of people... and maybe is just what OP wants...

Swarms
October 9th, 2008, 09:28 PM
I have 2.6 installed, how do I get it to be in the same window Photoshop style? So the toolboxes are fixed at the sides and not just floating around and in the way, provoking great annoyance when I have to zoom in and out of pictures on a smaller screen?

Half-Left
October 9th, 2008, 09:37 PM
I have 2.6 installed, how do I get it to be in the same window Photoshop style? So the toolboxes are fixed at the sides and not just floating around and in the way, provoking great annoyance when I have to zoom in and out of pictures on a smaller screen?

All you do is middle mouse click and hold down to scroll the canvas where you want while zoomed in.

ilrudie
October 9th, 2008, 09:43 PM
I do not know how to check the dependences. Would you please tell me a little bit more about that?

I got the latest version from geddeb, but the dependences were wrong.

Follow these (http://phorolinux.com/how-to-install-gimp-26-on-linux.html#more-147) [phorolinux.com] instructions and it should work like a champ. Hope that helps.

gjoellee
October 9th, 2008, 09:50 PM
I am using Intrepid and I am using gimp 2.6. At is really an improvement!

Here is GIMP 2.6 for 32-bit: http://www.getdeb.net/release/3233 (old screenshot)

banago
October 10th, 2008, 10:53 AM
Follow these (http://phorolinux.com/how-to-install-gimp-26-on-linux.html#more-147) [phorolinux.com] instructions and it should work like a champ. Hope that helps.

Thanks but it did not help. I will wait for ubuntu to update GIMP to the latest version :(

SunnyRabbiera
October 10th, 2008, 10:55 AM
Thanks but it did not help. I will wait for ubuntu to update GIMP to the latest version :(

Did you try the getdeb links?

.Garrett
October 13th, 2008, 07:45 PM
I've just upgraded to GIMP 2.6.1 from getdeb, and am apparently missing something. Where's the option to run it all in one window?

smartboyathome
October 13th, 2008, 11:38 PM
I've just upgraded to GIMP 2.6.1 from getdeb, and am apparently missing something. Where's the option to run it all in one window?

There isn't one. It just got rid of the menu bar on the toolbox window. It is probably going to be implimented in an upcoming release (as that is what this layout now goes to).

cardinals_fan
October 14th, 2008, 04:56 AM
double-posted

cardinals_fan
October 14th, 2008, 04:57 AM
There isn't one. It just got rid of the menu bar on the toolbox window. It is probably going to be implimented in an upcoming release (as that is what this layout now goes to).
:(

I really need that. The multiple windows are painful with a tiling window manager.

olavjunior
October 15th, 2008, 10:31 AM
I have gimp 2.6. but I don't have all in one window! Everything is like with 2.4. How do I get it all to be in the main window???

smartboyathome
October 15th, 2008, 06:41 PM
I have gimp 2.6. but I don't have all in one window! Everything is like with 2.4. How do I get it all to be in the main window???

You can't. I said it a few times now in this thread. GIMP doesn't have the ability to be all in one window yet. Theres a plugin for windows, but it will not work under Linux due to it relying on the GIMP DLLs to work.

olavjunior
October 17th, 2008, 09:37 AM
Sorry for not reading the thread thoroughly enough.. I just saw a screenshot at gimp's webpage http://gimp.org/release-notes/gimp-2.6.html where it all was in one window. Didn't know it was a plugin. And when I look closer, it's def. done in Ubuntu and not Windows!

So how do you explain that?

lswest
October 17th, 2008, 09:44 AM
if you're referring to this screenshot: http://gimp.org/screenshots/alternative-2-6-ui-layout-example-two.jpg it's not actually in one window, the image window is full screen and the others are just floating in front. There is gimpshop, but I don't know what version of GIMP that's based on.

smartboyathome
October 17th, 2008, 06:20 PM
if you're referring to this screenshot: http://gimp.org/screenshots/alternative-2-6-ui-layout-example-two.jpg it's not actually in one window, the image window is full screen and the others are just floating in front. There is gimpshop, but I don't know what version of GIMP that's based on.

GimpShop doesn't give you one window, it just reorders the menus and such. It is based on GIMP 2.2 last I checked.

ercork
October 18th, 2008, 10:51 AM
The solution provided by justanotherhack isn't bad - at least the tool selection dialog is always on top of the image canvas. However if you have other apps open (internet, music player, office programs, etc.) it's a bit annoying. You don't need the Gimp toolbox on top of Firefox.

There's a way around this. In Gimp go File/Preferences/Window Management and in the "Window Manager hints" section choose "Keep above" for the toolbox (and the docks if you want too).

This isn't exactly what people are looking for - there are still 3 windows down in the taskbar. But I find it good enough.

justanotherhack
October 18th, 2008, 11:26 AM
Hmm... maybe it's just me and KDE, but it seems to work exactly the same way as if you're using the context menu. Other non-gimp windows still go behind the toolbar.

Anyways, regarding the other windows, I just use multiple desktops. I mean that's what they were made for ;) . Just some Ctrl+F* browsing and you're fine.

Hairy_Palms
October 19th, 2008, 01:13 PM
you could always use the Xnest hack that i used to use, now it doesnt bother me


sudo apt-get install xnest
Xnest :1 -ac -wr -name Gimp-2.6 -geometry 1440x822 & gimp --display=:1 & metacity --display=:1

Adavur
June 16th, 2009, 05:14 PM
Just install Xnest Gimp by typing this in your terminal:


sudo apt-get install xnest metacity gimp

Then type this with your screen solution (typed in bold) instead of mine :D:


Xnest :1 -ac -name GIMP -geometry 1024x690 & metacity --display :1 & gimp --display :1

But it isn't a really good solution. Try it, but I can't figure out how to open it without using the terminal. But better than the original one ;)

kayosiii
June 17th, 2009, 07:59 AM
you can run the gimp main window fullscreen by using the f11 key
you can then show the toolboxes using the tab key. There is a hint that you can manually put into the config file to keep these boxes on top. But due to this option breaking things in some environments it is disabled by default.

Niva
June 17th, 2009, 07:08 PM
I used to dislike the mani windows in GIMP but since jumping on the linux bandwagon it's grown on me. I just run GIMP on its own desktop and the tabs on the bottom are actually helpful!

I'm sure in Windows this can get annoying real quick though...

chips24
June 17th, 2009, 08:52 PM
i could compile it and send you the compiled packages in Ubuntu 8.04 within the weekend. thats not for sure though...

kingofheights
October 7th, 2009, 03:30 AM
Can't make gimp one window right now. Theres a plugin available to do this, but its only for windows. :(

Where can I find the plugin that does this?

Found
October 18th, 2009, 03:09 PM
it's called gimphsop (http://www.gimpshop.com/)

Baneblade
July 22nd, 2011, 01:59 AM
I would like have GIMP in one window. How can I do it?

Thanks,

Banago

2.6.2 Still doesn't have it as default, but I was able to get it by using GimpBox script, follwing these simple instructions:

http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2010/09/gimpbox-gives-stable-versions-of-the-gimp-single-window-mode/

23dornot23d
July 22nd, 2011, 06:43 PM
2.6.11 ..... which is in the repository at the moment does not have single window mode but is
a very good version

But ..... if you really do want single window mode ..... plus saving xcf as default ..... add this PPA

The PPA allows one window mode by adding it using the synaptic package manager repositories ......

https://launchpad.net/~matthaeus123/+archive/mrw-gimp-svn (https://launchpad.net/%7Ematthaeus123/+archive/mrw-gimp-svn)



Seems this is a very old thread here that is way out of date now ...... Single window mode is available in the
latest release of Gimp ..... 2.7.3 from the PPA above ..... Screenshot (http://img18.imageshack.us/img18/8664/screenshot3ao.jpg)

[ and if you want to go back to 2.6.11 afterwards ..... untick the gimp repository additions for the PPA above
in synaptic and then remove the dependencies ..... libgimp babl and gegl ..... and of course Gimp .... ]

Reload the synaptic listing - and then install Gimp ....... 2.6.11 .... which saves JPGs ..... from save
amazing but true .......

Baneblade
July 23rd, 2011, 04:13 AM
Thanks for that. I've got 2.7.3 from the PPA you reccomended now, but single window mode doesn't remain default, and forgets the side panel widths after you re-enable it. Is there a fix for this?

Iv dug through the preferences menus and couldn't see anything.

prokoudine
July 23rd, 2011, 02:08 PM
Thanks for that. I've got 2.7.3 from the PPA you reccomended now, but single window mode doesn't remain default, and forgets the side panel widths after you re-enable it. Is there a fix for this?

Yes, the fix is to tell the guy who maintains the PPA to update the build.

23dornot23d
July 23rd, 2011, 02:21 PM
Is there another link to a later build ?

looked on Gimp Users too (http://www.gimpusers.com/forums/gimp-user/13229-gimp-2-7-3)

and a quick search for Gimp 2.7 (http://www.google.com/search?client=ubuntu&channel=fs&q=gimp+user&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#sclient=psy&hl=en&client=ubuntu&channel=fs&source=hp&q=gimp+forum+2.7&pbx=1&oq=gimp+forum+2.7&aq=f&aqi=&aql=1&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=35801l36039l5l36482l2l2l1l0l0l0l216l216l2-1l1&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=aeb16183bfd07c66&biw=1318&bih=633)

does anyone have the latest link to a later version ? so we can update ?

( Interesting looking around - you would expect the GIMP site (http://www.gimp.org/source/)to be the best place to look - but the link is here )

What does Martin have to say about 2.8 (http://www.chromecode.com/2011/02/why-gimp-28-is-not-released-yet.html)

Best link I can find yet ,,,, but you have to build your own Nightly build Information Link (http://www.chromecode.com/2009/10/nightly-gimp-gegl-babl-tarball-builds.html)

Latest tarballs ..... Nightly builds (ftp://gimptest.flamingtext.com/pub/nightly-tarballs/) ....

Search for threads related to the latest buiding GIMP from GIT (http://www.google.com/search?client=ubuntu&channel=fs&q=gimp+build+from+git&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8#sclient=psy&hl=en&client=ubuntu&hs=isI&channel=fs&source=hp&q=gimp+build+from+git+2011+july&pbx=1&oq=gimp+build+from+git+2011+july&aq=f&aqi=q-n1&aql=1&gs_sm=e&gs_upl=10742l12933l0l13121l5l5l0l0l0l0l339l1043l0. 1.2.1l4&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.&fp=aeb16183bfd07c66&biw=1318&bih=633)

This looks to be a reasonable one as it keeps both versions separate >>> Link (http://www.shallowsky.com/linux/gimpbuild.html)

Latest Information I can find on Gimp 2.8 here (http://www.gimpusers.com/forums/gimp-developer/13630-gimp-2-8-schedule-update-one-month-slip)

prokoudine
July 23rd, 2011, 10:55 PM
Is there another link to a later build ?

No, mrw is the only PPA for 2.7.x that I know of.