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How to Install Pinta on Ubuntu 20.04 | 22.04 LTS

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In this article, we will show you how to install pinta on Ubuntu systems

Pinta is an open-source, cross-platform bitmap image drawing and editing program inspired by Paint.NET, a similar image editing program which is limited to Microsoft Windows. Pinta has more features than Microsoft Paint. Compared with open-source image editor GIMP, Pinta is simpler and has fewer features.

Install Pinta

Follow the steps below to get started with Pinta:

  • Update your Ubuntu system packages with running the below command:
sudo apt update -y && sudo apt upgrade -y
  • Gwenview package is available on Ubuntu base repository. So You can install it directly as follows:
sudo apt install pinta -y

NOTE: Also you can install Pinta 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 Pinta using the following flatpak command.
flatpak install flathub com.github.PintaProject.Pinta -y

Access Pinta

  • Access Pinta through the command line by running the command
pinta
  • Also you can search on the system search bar by typing Pinta as follows
  • Alternatively, Flatpak users will need to launch using the command below:
flatpak run com.github.PintaProject.Pinta
  • Pinta will open as shown below
Install Pinta

How to Remove (Uninstall) Pinta

  • Remove pinta with APT Remove Method:
sudo apt autoremove pinta
  • Remove Pinta with Flatpak Remove Method:
flatpak uninstall --delete-data com.github.PintaProject.Pinta
flatpak remove --unused

Install Pinta -Conclusion

That’s it

Thanks.

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