Replacing GIMP

Alok quantamcore at gmail.com
Fri Jul 22 18:18:08 UTC 2011


I think gthumb is perfect for such needs. Its neither too complicated, nor
too simplistic. Offers enough features to be a capable image editor.

On 22 July 2011 21:39, Fredrick <synterr55 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Other simple image editors are Kolourpaint, gnome-paint and xpaint
>
> I personally prefer kolourpaint as a simple image editor, but I think it
> depends on too many KDE libraries to be feasible for inclusion in Xubuntu
> On Jul 22, 2011 8:09 AM, "James Freer" <jessejazza3 at aol.co.uk> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Bruno Benitez <gridcube at gmail.com>
> > To: xubuntu-devel <xubuntu-devel at lists.ubuntu.com>
> > Sent: Tue, 19 Jul 2011 17:51
> > Subject: Replacing GIMP
> >
> >
> > Hello, how is everybody? Hope you are all okay.
> >
> >
> > I have always found that having GIMP as the default graphic editor for
> > any distribution to be "too much", I am of the opinion that people get
> > scare if then come and see so many options and floating menus and etc,
> > so I think that Xubuntu (and any linux distro if that matters) should
> > have a standard simple graphic editor.
> >
> >
> >
> > I think the best options today are GNU Paint  and Pinta , if anything i
> > support the second one.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > I think that having a simple editor will make people like the system
> > better, also integrating it to the screen capture program could be a
> > great idea, i know that today on the screencapture program that comes
> > whit xubuntu an "open whit..." option appears as part of the options of
> > what to do whit the screenshot, it could be really cool if the
> > preselected option where "Open whit... [image editor]" and the user can
> > choose then if to edit it, add words, cut, mark things, etc, or simply
> > save it to a file.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > well i think thats pretty much it. :) thank you for reading.
> > --
> > Bruno.-
> >
> > In response to your post i hope it's ok to volunteer some thoughts.
> >
> > Having a simple editor that is inline with the xubuntu practice of
> > minimal and simplicity is a good idea. But the application does need to
> > work effectively.
> >
> > examples
> > a] Bulk rename is fine - effective and fit-for-purpose.... i used to
> > use kRename [now redone and rather complicated.
> > b] dics burning xfburn and Brasero are fine... no need for k3b.
> > c] Ristretto... poor compared with eog. eog is still lightweight but
> > more capable.
> >
> > As for Gimp i find it too advanced for my photo uses and have used
> > Imagemagick for sometime now as it fits together well with the album
> > generator llgal. Pinta would seem a good idea. I don't know if there is
> > another command line editor but in xubuntu the 'openterminal here' that
> > comes up in Thunar is ideal [don't think ubuntu had this] for then
> > running a comand line app. Just seems to fit nicely with copying pics
> > to directories and batch rename, resize and watermark.
> >
> > yours
> > james
> >
> >
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