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my gimp isnt working

Nov 3, 2013, 05:48
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Bug my gimp isnt working
im able to successfully open gimp but when i press new it starts to not respond and then close downDodgy
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Nov 3, 2013, 05:56
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RE: my gimp isnt working
(Nov 3, 2013 05:48)jzhuc Wrote:  im able to successfully open gimp but when i press new it starts to not respond and then close downDodgy

We're going to need a little more info than that to help you.

1. What did you do/image did you save or open last time in Gimp when clicking "new" worked?

2. What version of gimp are you using (latest build is 2.8.6)

3. What is your operating system? (mac, win, linux/distros...)

I or someone will get back to you as soon as possible with better help after you fulfill at least #2 & #3 & welcome to the forums ^_^ !

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Nov 3, 2013, 07:56
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RE: my gimp isnt working
(Nov 3, 2013 05:56)iForStyle007 Wrote:  
(Nov 3, 2013 05:48)jzhuc Wrote:  im able to successfully open gimp but when i press new it starts to not respond and then close downDodgy

We're going to need a little more info than that to help you.

1. What did you do/image did you save or open last time in Gimp when clicking "new" worked?

2. What version of gimp are you using (latest build is 2.8.6)

3. What is your operating system? (mac, win, linux/distros...)

I or someone will get back to you as soon as possible with better help after you fulfill at least #2 & #3 & welcome to the forums ^_^ !

2.2.8.6
3.mac
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Nov 4, 2013, 01:43 (This post was last modified: Nov 4, 2013 01:59 by iForStyle007.)
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RE: my gimp isnt working
Cool, In haven't found the File > New issue yet, could be a bug with the mac build.

I'll try to update you if I can

Do you have any of these builds of mac in this link. You can try one of these if you haven't already:
http://gimp.lisanet.de/Website/Download.html

EDIT/ UPDATE: I wasn't able to find anything close enough to your gimp crashing when you click new.

Did gimp throw up any error messages before it closed? If its the default "Program stopped responding & needs to be closed" look for a small "more details" click that and paste what it says replacing your name[if you care] in the folder names with /username/ if visible.

It could be a memory issue, go into Edit > Preferences > Environment and either decrease or increase some of the settings(making sure you leave enough room for the System)

Another thing that can fix most problems is reseting your gimp profile, how-to here: http://gimpforums.com/thread-what-is-my-...-i-find-it

Hopefully one of those works, did it work when you first installed gimp 2.8.6? Does 2.6 work if the above things don't work, try downgrading to 2.6 temporarily & file a bug report with your version of mac and gimp 2.8.6
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