In this guide, we will show you how to install MyPaint on Ubuntu Systems.
MyPaint is a free and open-source raster graphics editor for digital painting. It is available for Windows, macOS, and Unix-like operating systems.
MyPaint is python3 support and supports graphics tablets made, symmetry modes, layer management and dynamic brush library.
Install MyPaint on Ubuntu-APT method
Follow the steps below to get started with MyPaint :
- Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
- MyPaint package is not available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it directly as follows:
sudo apt install mypaint -y
Install MyPaint using flatpak
NOTE: Also you can get MyPaint with Flatpak
Flatpak, formerly known as xdg-app, is a utility for software deployment and package management for Linux. It is advertised as offering a sandbox environment in which users can run application software in isolation from the rest of the system.
- So install the Flatpak manager with running the following command:
sudo apt install flatpak -y
- Enable Flatpak using the following command
sudo flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo
- Install MyPaint using the following flatpak command.
flatpak install flathub org.mypaint.MyPaint -y
- You can search on the system search bar by typing MyPaint as follows
- Alternatively, Flatpak users will need to launch using the command below:
flatpak run flathub org.mypaint.MyPaint -y
- MyPaint will be launched as shown below
How to Remove (Uninstall) MyPaint
- Remove MyPaint APT Method
sudo apt autoremove mypaint --purge -y
- Remove MyPaint with Flatpak Remove Method:
flatpak uninstall --delete-data org.mypaint.MyPaint -y flatpak remove --unused