Install GIMP 2.8.6 In Ubuntu [PPA]Ok so just in case you did not know about this I am posting this journal. I am currently running Gimp 2.8.6 in Mint 15 Cinnamon with no issues via this PPA. Hope this is useful to your artist out there who are running a Ubuntu based Distro and use Gimp.More Like This
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"GIMP 2.8.6 has been released recently, bringing many bug fixes and small enhancements. In this release, the single-window mode has received special attention and some annoyances, like the close button not quitting GIMP or the right docks not keeping their size, have been fixed.
Changes in GIMP 2.8.6 (stable):
Fix saving to URIs, it was broken to only allow exporting, and fix save/export of compressed files;Fix brush spacing for drawing in any direction;Increase the maximum size of clipboard brushes and patterns to 1024x1024;Make sure data objects are saved when only their name was