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Issue with Gimp 2.8 on OSX

May 11, 2012, 07:32
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Issue with Gimp 2.8 on OSX
First some background. I have a mac book pro that I have previously installed gimp 2.6.12 through Macports.
After uninstalling gimp and macports I installed the Gimp 2.8 package for OSX.

I found that as soon as I tried using the Text tool mac X11 2.3.6 crashed with a SIGSEGV error.

I tried uninstalling and reinstalling both Gimp and X11 to no avail.

Next I installed Xquarttz which resolved the issue.

My guess is that the problem may be caused by having Macports previously installed
but I am not techy enough to know this for sure. Perhaps it changes some settings that are not removed when uninstalling.

Hope this helps someone.

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May 11, 2012, 09:10
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RE: Issue with Gimp 2.8 on OSX
Thanks, and welcome as our new OSX expert Smile

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May 11, 2012, 20:42 (This post was last modified: May 11, 2012 20:43 by PaulSlocum.)
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RE: Issue with Gimp 2.8 on OSX
Yes, 2.8 is faster and less buggy for me after installing XQuartz too (on Lion)
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May 19, 2012, 14:21 (This post was last modified: May 19, 2012 14:34 by FloridaJo.)
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RE: Issue with Gimp 2.8 on OSX
(May 11, 2012 20:42)PaulSlocum Wrote:  Yes, 2.8 is faster and less buggy for me after installing XQuartz too (on Lion)

Still crashing for me with Text insertion.
iMac Snow Leopard.
XQuartz (2/12 build)
Gimp 2.8.0p1


Process: X11.bin [9714]
Path: /Applications/Utilities/X11.app/Contents/MacOS/X11.bin
Identifier: org.x.X11
Version: 2.3.6 (2.3.6)
Build Info: X11server-850300~2
Code Type: X86-64 (Native)
Parent Process: Xquartz [9712]

Date/Time: 2012-05-19 10:16:49.086 -0400
OS Version: Mac OS X 10.6.8 (10K549)
Report Version: 6

Interval Since Last Report: 973319 sec
Crashes Since Last Report: 1
Per-App Interval Since Last Report: 94945 sec
Per-App Crashes Since Last Report: 1
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May 19, 2012, 14:33
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RE: Issue with Gimp 2.8 on OSX
Okay, had to restart computer whereby XQuartz installed an update to whereby Text now works fine.
[Solved]
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May 23, 2012, 20:17
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RE: Issue with Gimp 2.8 on OSX
XQuartz got GIMP 2.8 working for me on my Leopard.
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