brushes for Gimp

Pete Wright pnwright at
Sun May 26 01:22:20 UTC 2013

Please note that in all the previous mewling and whining I have confused
using torrent and just clicking download links.
Neither is working for me.
I keep hearing about all this great stuff that is available for Gimp, but I
can't download so much as a logo.
Good thing I know how to make my own brushes -- I can just sit cross-legged
here in the corner and make my own while the rest of you play nicely

On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 6:18 PM, Pete Wright <pnwright at> wrote:

> Nothing seems to actually be downloading.
> Well, one of my attempts got me something with a .gbr extension, but
> putting it in my gimp2.8 brush folder doesn't seem to have made any
> difference.
> I click on the links at deviantart and nothing seems to happen.
> I suppose there is some way to search for brushes on torrents so I can use
> transmission, but I don't know how to do that, either.
> The instructions at Lifehacker say "just search."
> How do you search in transmission? I just know how to start it from a
> seed; a seed I download in the usual manner.
> I disabled noscript in Firefox and when that didn't help I installed and
> tried Chromium. No Joy.
> Am I cursed?
> Pete
> On Sat, May 25, 2013 at 6:07 PM, Matt Wheeler <m at> wrote:
>> On 25 May 2013 23:33, Pete Wright <pnwright at> wrote:
>> > Almost through the process of getting weaned from PaintShopPro after
>> many
>> > happy years with it.
>> > Now I can do pretty much everything in Gimp I could do with PSP.
>> > I can make my own brushes and use them.
>> > But so far I can't get any of the zillions of free brushes from sites
>> like
>> > Noupe.
>> > How do I get a set of brushes using Transmission?
>> Transmission is a program specifically for using bittorrent. If you
>> have downloaded a file that is not a .torrent file you don't need to
>> use Transmission, you already have the file you want.
>> > Madly right and left clicking the various links (my usual last resort
>> when I
>> > don't know what I am doing) yields no joy.
>> > I use Transmission for getting iso files, etc. so I know it works.
>> > NoScript is often the fly in the ointment, but even with "temporarily
>> all
>> > this page" I am getting nothing.
>> > What obvious thing that everybody else knows by osmosis or instinct
>> (yes, I
>> > am feeling sorry for myself!) am I missing?
>> Perhaps the file you have downloaded is an archive of some sort (zip,
>> rar, gz etc.) that you need to uncompress. I'm not sure exactly which
>> tool you would use to do that in xfce (the desktop environment that
>> ubuntustudio uses), but you might be able to just right click on it
>> (in your downloads folder) and click "extract here" or something
>> similar.
>> --
>> Matt Wheeler
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