Glimpse Image Editor 0.1.2 released [How-to Install]

Glimpse is an open source image editor based on the GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP for short), which today released version 0.1.2.

Because of the problematic word “gimp” Get a glimpse There are no potential barriers to using the software in a business or educational institution, as it has forked a popular image editor.

Glimpse is a small release with minor tweaks and bug fixes. The changes in the release are as follows:

  • Non-English translation and rebranding improvements
  • Upstream contributors have a higher reputation in the UI
  • “Color” icon pack and “Gray” UI theme are back
  • Rebranded “Gimpressionist” plugin and text color chooser
  • Unnecessary “fun” brushes have been removed

How to install Glimpse 0.1.2 on Ubuntu:

The community-built Snap package is available for Ubuntu software, but has not been updated at this time.

The official Flatpak package has been updated to v0.1.2. And you can perform the following steps one by one to install on Ubuntu 18.04 or later.

1.) Open a terminal from the system application menu or by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard. Once open, run the following command:

sudo apt install flatpak

2.) Add a flathub repository to host the flatpak package.

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo

3.) Finally, install the Glimpse Flatpak package using the command.

flatpak install flathub org.glimpse_editor.Glimpse

If you already have an older version installed, run the command to update the package.

flatpak update org.glimpse_editor.Glimpse

Once installed, launch the image editor from the system application menu and enjoy!

Uninstall Glimpse.

To remove the Glimpse image editor flatpak package, simply run the command in Terminal:

flatpak uninstall org.glimpse_editor.Glimpse

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