Finally GIMP 2.7.3 (unstable) has been released and ready to test, the most visible changes in this release are full single-window mode just like Photoshop which run on Windows, other enhancements contained on GIMP 2.7.3 are :
- Support Layer Groups
- Program administration
- Enhancements in order to ‘on canvas’ textual content modifying
- Addition of a ‘Lock Content’ switch in order to Levels,Channels and Path dialogs.
- ‘Rule of fifths’ crop guide overlay.
To Install Ubuntu 9.10 as well as Ubuntu 11.04 via PPA, you can include this ’ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svn’ to your Repository. This particular PPA isn't officially provide by GIMP. So, you should be thought about unstable.
To install GIMP 2.7.3 open a terminal window (press Ctrl+Alt+T) and copy+paste the following line:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:matthaeus123/mrw-gimp-svnIf you have GIMP Installed in your ubuntu before, just add the PPA and upgrade GIMP using the Ubuntu Software Center or the Update Manager.
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gimp
Download GIMP 2.7.3 via FTP
You can also download GIMP 2.7.3 directly via GIMP FTP bellow :