How To Install GIMP On Arch Linux (Terminal)

Arch Linux has so many different ways you can set it up and configure it. For example there is no primary desktop defined such as GNOME 3, GNOME 2, KDE, XFCE, Fluxbox and so on. No matter what desktop enviroment you have installed using the good old fashion terminal to complete this task is probaly the best idea. Lets get down to install GIMP.

Open a terminal window.

note: If you have not setup sudo access for your user you will need to switch to the root user to install. (su command)

Type sudo pacman -S gimp  (Note:  The capital S)



To install GIMP in Arch Linux, open a terminal and enter sudo pacman -S gimp


Enter Your Password.

Hit Y to confirm installing GIMP and its dependancies.



Enter Y to confirm installing Gimp and it's dependancies


It should take a few minutes depending on your internet speed to download the package and install it.



Arch Linux Install of GIMP complete



Now Launch the application



Launch Gimp


If you would like to learn how to install the newest version of GIMP on Arch Linux with the single window mode option, check out :


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