Ubuntu Multimedia :: Create Shortcut Key In GIMP?

Oct 5, 2010

Can it be done by the end-user?I'm in Karmic, and I want to make a <[X]> , or <Ctrl> + <[X]> to execute 'Crop to selection'.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Gimp 2.7 And Python (Import Error - No Module Named Gimp)

Mar 2, 2010

If you had Gimp 2.6 (with gimp-plugin-registry installed) and installed Gimp 2.7 to try its new goodies, but Layer Effects are not showing, and when executing "gimp" from console you get these *nasty* errors:

This is a development version of GIMP. Debug messages may appear here.
gimp-user-install: migrating from /home/user/.gimp-2.6
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/gimp/2.0/plug-ins/layerfx.py", line 23, in <module>
import gimp, gimpplugin, math
ImportError: No module named gimp .....

If you haven't install the 2.7 version yet. Before upgrading, backup "python" directory and then just restore it after installing 2.7.

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Ubuntu :: Add A Keyboard Shortcut For "Open With Gimp"?

Aug 9, 2011

I'm using Image Viewer to go through a bunch of pictures and most of them need small fixes which I'm doing in GIMP. At the moment, I'm going through the right-click menu to open them in GIMP, but I wondered if there was an easy way to add a keyboard shortcut to do this. Think I figured out how to make a keyboard shortcut to open GIMP in general, but not sure how to do "Open With"

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Ubuntu :: Create A Shortcut To Run A Program On Terminal?

Jul 7, 2010

I want to create a shortcut to run a program called RoomEqWizard but the only way I know how to run the program is to open a terminal and type the location to where the program is and call the program file. I already tried creating a shortcut on the main menu but I get a "error creating the child process for this terminal" message every time...

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Ubuntu :: Create Shortcut Of Windows Folder?

Mar 20, 2011

I'm using two OS in parallel, and all of my data are stored in partition D. I want to create a shorcut to a specific folder inside it, e.x: D:/path/to/folder and put it in the Ubuntu Desktop (~/Desktop).

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General :: Ubuntu 10.10 - Create A Text Shortcut?

May 12, 2011

create a shortcut to my email, so when im loggin in on different homepages,i can just press ex ALT+F1 and my email will be written in the selected area..

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Ubuntu Security :: AVG Free Edition Does Not Seem To Create A Shortcut For Itself?

Apr 26, 2010

I downloaded AVG Free Edition as protection after I accidentally visited a drive-by-download site (which was most likely trying to download a windows virus, I don't quite know what the file extension was on the file it tried to make me download 'cause I got out of that trap faster than a bat out of He...Well you get the picture), and it does not seem that the .deb package directly from the AVG Free Linux download page fully installs. Synaptic acknowledges the package's existence, yet there are no shortcuts on the Desktop or on the system menu. I followed the link to AVG from this Ubuntu.So, perhaps, someone at AVG has some explaining to do on why their free for Linux doesn't seem to work. I don't know maybe I'm overthinking my vulnerability, I'm just used to the environment of paranoia developed by using Windo$e

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Ubuntu :: Create Dekstop Shortcut To Programs For All Users?

Nov 4, 2010

Does someone know how to create desktop shortcuts to programs (e.g to rdesktop) to all users on Ubuntu 10.04 ?Where (in which file) do I put the shortcut so it will appare (clickable) on the dekstop for all users logging into the machine

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General :: Create Trash Shortcut In Desktop In Ubuntu?

Nov 17, 2010

using the command ln -s ~/Desktop ~/.local/share/Trash I get this message.ln: creating symbolic link `/home/denish/.local/share/Trash': File exists But the link isn't in my desktop. So I tried accessing the Trash folder using cd. I cd into ~/.local/share then try the following command.cd Trash I get this message. bash: cd: Trash: No such file or directory When I type ls in the share folder I get the following.

gsettings-data-convert gvfs-metadata Trash

So the trash folder is in there but i can't access it. Why? Also I want a computer shortcut in my desktop like in windows where I can access all the folders from.

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Debian :: Create A Shortcut In The Menu?

Apr 3, 2011

I installed the software "Stellarium" from a installer I downloaded, but no shortcut was added to the menu. How can I create one? My desktop environment is LXDE.

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General :: Create A Shortcut In BASH?

Feb 23, 2010

I wanted to do this:


ssh root@

How would I create a shortcut in BASH so that I can simply type:



I want to be able to execute commands like that; like you can with ls, cd, grep, etc. Do I create a BASH script and place it in /bin?

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Ubuntu :: How To Create A Shortcut To Open Command Line Program

Feb 21, 2010

I use a few command line programs quite often such as nano and mpc. I'd like to create a shortcut icon to open them rather than opening a terminal and then typing in the program name to open it. For example, how could i open konsole with nano opened in one step?

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Ubuntu :: Create A Keyboard Shortcut Of Lock Screen Option?

Nov 12, 2010

i want to create a keyboard shortcut of Lock Screen option.is there a way to do it???

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Ubuntu :: Create Shortcut To Media Folder In Home Directory?

Dec 14, 2010

I currently have an ASUS eebox which is running XBMC Live which includes a stripped down version of Ubuntu. The computer will be used by various people within a teaching environment and I have successfully installed launchers for Openoffice which can be opened within XBMC.

I am trying to the make the experience for the end user as simple as possible as the vast majority will have never used Linux before. I want to get to a point where they can open Openoffice, plug in their USB stick and navigate quickly to their files. At the moment when the program is launched and I try and navigate for a file it automatically starts in the Home Folder of xbmc. So I have navigate up a couple of times, then find the /media directory where the USB stick has been mounted and so on. What I was hoping to do is create a shortcut within the Home Directory which takes you straight to the Media folder where usb is mounted.

I have already attempted and created a folder within the Home directory and called it usbpen.

I have then added the following line into fstab /media /home/xbmc/usbpen none bind 0 0

Now when I reboot the machine and navigate to the home/xbmc/usbpen folder I can see the Drive name of the USB device mounted in /media but I cannot navigate through any of the files, I am greeted with a read error message. So the shortcut is only allowing me to see the device name only.

be aware that due to running XBMC Live I do not have a Windows manager installed and therefore everything must be done through the terminal.

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Ubuntu :: Create Terminal Shortcut Auto Log Into A Specific Server?

Apr 7, 2011

in windows I can use Putty to create a shortcut which loads a predefined profiles to log into a specific server. How can I do it in Ubuntu? (Instead of click on the terminal icon to open it, type ssh

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General :: Create Desktop Shortcut With Eclipse?

Apr 20, 2011

using eclipse Galileo on top of Ubuntu 9.10. Normally I launch eclipse by using terminal but I would like to know way to create desktop short cut to launch eclipse. I have goggled and find a way but issue is it won't display default eclipse image icon. i have put eclipse under /opt/eclipse. my requirement is to create desktop shortcut with eclipse shortcut image to launch eclipse.

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Ubuntu Installation :: Gimp - Gimp-help-en - On 10.04 Lucid Lynx - Installing Other Applications And Preforming System Tasks?

Jun 12, 2010

Some of you may have had with issues after installing GIMP on Lucid Lynx 10.04. Which may be directly related to "gimp-help-en", which could prevent you from installing other applications and preforming system tasks. If so, use this method to fix it.

Process: (Terminal > $ sudo apt-get install gimp)

1. After installing Gimp go to the terminal:

2. Then load up the language support application:

3. Then it will ask you to install the "gimp-help-en", confirm it.

4. Fix'd

I think this issue is directly linked to a systems with multiple languages, but I haven't been able to test this theory out yet.

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Fedora :: Create Shortcut To Wine Prog On Desktop?

Sep 21, 2009

how do I create a shortcut to a Wine program on the Desktop?

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OpenSUSE :: Create A Shortcut Either On Desktop Or In The Game Menu?

Mar 11, 2010

newbie here..loving suse...but a question on package management...I have to run the etracer command in a shell to launch the program "extreme tux racer" for my son. it does not show up in a menu anywhere.how do i create a shortcut either on desktop or in the game menu?

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OpenSUSE :: Create A Shortcut For A Program That Launches In Terminal?

Jun 11, 2011

I'd like to create a launcher for ParaView that requires a terminal shell in order to launch. It is just a pain having to enter the couple of lines to launch it from Konsole.

cd /home/user/Document/ParaView(version)/bin

Lemme know what you think. I'd just like to add something to the quick launch panel.

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Ubuntu :: Dragging Firefox Url Icon Fails To Create Desktop/shortcut File

Aug 16, 2011

I'm trying to create a web shortcut (desktop file) by dragging the icon from the Firefox address bar to a Thunar folder or desktop. This worked with older versions of Thunar and Firefox, but now that I'm running Xubuntu Natty (Firefox 5 and Thunar 1.2.1) it fails. Depending on the web site I try, it either creates a file containing the page's html instead of creating a .desktop shortcut file, or fails to create any file at all.

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OpenSUSE :: Create Saome Variables To Make Shortcut To Some Directories?

May 25, 2010

Here is the issue:I create saome variables to make shortcut to some directories I go frequently (so, I then I type, e.g. cd $P_DIR). Of Course before that I put a valid value into P_DIR variabe.Also, alias, asalias cls=clearSo, I type cls, and is the same as the commando clear (but shorter)What I want to do is that those variables as aliases stay in the computer when I reboot or turn off and turn on.So, I put "somewhere" (this is the place(s) maybe one for variables, and other for aliases, turn of the computer, and when I turn on, the aliases and variables are still there

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Gimp Is Acting Wierd?

Jan 7, 2010

I use ubuntu 9.04 and well I turned on my GIMP the other day and I see that my info box has changed you know the whatyou've done to the image shower. Well I cant riht click and click the layers anymore it shows like say I hit backspace shows eraseer or clear what happen to the way I could right click it and do whatever. Here is what I'm talking about[IRL]..

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Move More Than One Layer In The GIMP?

Sep 3, 2010

I often want to move several layers in the GIMP at the same time. I can't however select more than one at the same time. Is it somehow possible to move several layers simultaneously in the GIMP?

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: 10.04 64-bit: Gimp Can't Open Jpeg

Apr 25, 2011

Somewhere along the line I have managed to get the below error when loading a jpeg in the gimp (either with 'open with' on context menu or directly)Running as an unprivileged user


Calling error for procedure 'file-jpeg-load':

Procedure 'file-jpeg-load' not found
Opening '/home/fortyfourgalena/Desktop/photos/liza/inkosanalodge_20061201/20061201_171151_PC010620.jpg' failed: Procedure 'file-jpeg-load' not found


This happens on a system running 10.04 / 64-bit. As I seem to recall a recent gimp update (might be wrong), I checked a 32-bit 10.04 laptop and it does not show the behavior. For information: the 64-bit system has some additional stuff installed for image processing (ufraw and darktable) but I have been using this already for a while without issues. The other main change on this 64-bit system before I noticed the problem was the installation of a geforce 8400 video card including the 'nomodeset' option in grub and install of the latest driver from the nvidia website. verify that the gimp on a 64-bit system is still functioning.Further a 'repair' from within synaptic throws the following error


E: /var/cache/apt/archives/gimp_2.6.8-2ubuntu1.2_amd64.deb: subprocess dpkg-deb --fsys-tarfile returned error exit status 2

Note: I found some messages regarding this problem on the web but they were referring to older kernels (2.6.8); and people reverted back to an even older kernel. And yes, there have been a recent kernel upgrade.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Automatically Logout After Using GIMP For A While?

May 17, 2011

like the title says, after working in GIMP for, like, 5 minutes, my session suddenly closes and I have to login again. I have been looking a lot of time for a solution, but I've not seen anyone with this problem... does anyone of you have some kind of solution? I'm desperate. I really need to use it, and I don't want to use Wine+Photoshop, I don't like to rely on windows programs.

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Applications :: Create Keyboard Shortcut/binding That Would Give Window-focus Back To Tilda Terminal?

Dec 20, 2010

is it possible (and how) to create keyboard shortcut/binding that would give window-focus back to Tilda terminal? Currently, it is necessary to LMB-click inside Tilda (or at least drag mouse-cursor over Tilda) to resume typing.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Gimp & Wacom - Sketching Brushes

Feb 4, 2010

I have been recently using the GIMP, transferring from adobe photoshop. and the truth is i have been pleasantly surprised with GIMP, especially when comparing prices from the two. Anyway the one thing i have not been able to do, that i assume is possible is make a brush that i am able to sketch with with my wacom tablet.

what i mean by this is in adobe i was able to create a brush that would react affectively to the pressure senstivity and i would get nice realistic looking sketches that looked like pencil sketches. when i barley pressed on my tablet i would be light and when i pressed hard i was able to get the black line needed. i have messed around with the pressure settings on the brushes but havent noticed any difference when i press hard on my tablet or barely press at all.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Make Digital Camo On Gimp?

Mar 23, 2010

I've been searching for a while now and come up empty handed, but after some research on the history of digital camouflage and how it was created I was able to devise a simple method for creating at least a close approximation of the real thing.

Step 1: start with a picture of the "texture" you intend to use. it doesn't matter if it's a low resolution picture because you are going to intentionally pixelate it

Step 2: use the noise plugin "pick" and create some static in the picture. I've found that you can just set everything to maximum and apply the pick with good results.

Step 3: (optional) if you want this to be a repeating pattern, at this time apply the "make seamless" tool under Map plugins.

Step 4: Apply a pixel blur. dial it in just to where you start to see hard pixel edges forming. In most digital camo patterns, the pixels are taller than they are wide, about a 3:2 ratio

Step 5: Choose the number of colors you want in your camo pattern. Virtually all digital patterns are either three or four colors, but never any more than that. Change the image mode from RGB to 4 color indexed. Then you can change it back to RGB if you wish to change the colors in your camo.

you can play with the settings on each step to dial in something that looks proper. The proper scale for your camo is roughly 1/4" tall pixels. Try playing with different textures, or even non digital camo prints. In about two minutes we've just created both a woodland and a desert digital print that is close enough to pass for MARPAT using free software.

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Ubuntu Multimedia :: Automatically Scale Images With GIMP?

Jul 14, 2010

Is there any method to use GIMP in batch mode, to run from the terminal, and scale all the .JPG files down by 25%

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