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Can't get new Brushes to work with Linux

Nov 23, 2012, 09:58
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Can't get new Brushes to work with Linux
Hi, I have no problems installing new brushes when using windows, you simply extract the brushes in the brushes folder of course Smile

I am doing exactly the same thing with my linux machine but I cant seem to get the brushes when i restart Gimp in linux. I even tried extracting the brushes in a couple of other folders within the Gimp/brushes folder. Still they fail to appear ?

Any suggestions on what I may be doing wrong. I really would like to stop using windows but i often run into problems with linux Sad

thx,
Mike.
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Nov 23, 2012, 10:30
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RE: Can't get new Brushes to work with Linux
(Nov 23, 2012 09:58)carlyn Wrote:  Hi, I have no problems installing new brushes when using windows, you simply extract the brushes in the brushes folder of course Smile

I am doing exactly the same thing with my linux machine but I cant seem to get the brushes when i restart Gimp in linux. I even tried extracting the brushes in a couple of other folders within the Gimp/brushes folder. Still they fail to appear ?

Any suggestions on what I may be doing wrong. I really would like to stop using windows but i often run into problems with linux Sad

thx,
Mike.

I hear you and thanks for responding but i am not finding the /.gimp-2.8 folder, either by searching the file system or by searching the home folder ? how do i get "hidden" directories to show please ?
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Nov 23, 2012, 10:47
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RE: Can't get new Brushes to work with Linux
correction, the search results dont show the right gimp folder but do turn up my gimp 2.8 in the bloody widows partition !!!!
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Nov 23, 2012, 12:16
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RE: Can't get new Brushes to work with Linux
It depends on your linux, this is Dolphin in PCLOS-KDE

[Image: qRViz.jpg]

It will be there, somewhere, probably in a View menu, from memory Nautilus as in many gnome desktops, use the hot key 'ctrl-h' as a shortcut. Also useful to go into 2 window mode, that is probably in the view menu as well.
Quote:... 2.8 in the bloody widows partition ...
sorry to see that your M$ has died.

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