GIMP in Single window Mode (Ubuntu)

GIMP is one of the most powerful open-source image editing application, rivaling even some of the commercial application out there. One thing that usually turn off people who have migrated to GIMP from other professional software is the extremely different interface that GIMP has. While other software utilizes a single window interface, GIMP has a multi-window interface.

Mostly Designer come to GIMP was photoshop user and main thing they miss in gimp is easy shortcut like photoshop and second is Single window mode. Yes, mostly everyone ask on internet if they can enable single window mode in GIMP. So, here is the solution of your Single window mode in GIMP (Ubuntu) is in few line. Just paste and have the magic.

Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaand here we present that line’s of magic :

As you can the new interface also has tabs through which you can browse through the different open images.

Now, to install GIMP 2.7.3, here is what you have to do:

Open the terminal.
Add the PPA with the command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn

Update software list with:

sudo apt-get update

Finally install with the command

sudo apt-get install gimp

After installation you will get the multi-window interface by default. You can switch to the single window interface with Windows -> Single-window mode.

Happy GIMP-ing

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