GIMP problems--more detail

Frank McCormick beacon at
Tue Aug 30 13:48:55 UTC 2011

On 29/08/11 09:18 PM, Ioannis Vranos wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 12:03 AM, Frank McCormick<beacon at>  wrote:
>> On 11-08-29 02:29 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> I have asked this question on the GIMP list but no one seemed to be able
>>> to offer any suggestions.
>>> I am running GIMP 2.6 on my Maverick partition...and for the past
>>> several months the file selector (open file) seems to lockup more often
>>> than not.
>>> When it happens I cannot load any file or change directories and change
>>> the file type. Then weirdly things **might** start working again and a
>>> similar thing happens when I try to save files.
>>> Anybody have any ideas? Other than this GIMP runs fine.
> Try erasing the GIMP configuration files and directories, in your home
> directory.

    Have done that twice already. Also tracked down any GIMP related 
files and erased them. It's starting to look like it might be a GTK control-o works...but clicking file/open usually doesn't.

I should mention this is all happening on IceWm...I'll give it a try 
under Gnome.


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