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GIMP Plugin Registry is a package with a lot of useful extensions for GIMP Image Editor. A new version has been released in Debian, bringing the following changes (as reported by bzed.de):

  • Added the amazing scripts from El Samuko:
    • Antique Photo Border Script
    • Che Guevara Script
    • Cyanotype Script
    • Difference Layer Script
    • Escape Line Script
    • Film Grain Script
    • First Photo Border Script
    • Lomo Script with Old Style Colors
    • Movie 300 Script
    • National Geographic Script
    • Obama "HOPE" Script
    • Rainy Landscape Script
    • Photochrom Script
    • Sprocket Hole Script
    • Sunny Landscape Script
    • Technicolor 2 Color Script
    • Technicolor 3 Color Script
    • Vintage Look Script
  • Included the X11 Mouce Curser (XMC) plugi
  • Removed the GREYStoration plugin. This plugin was superseded by the gimp-gmic plugin, which is built from the gmic source.
  • The following plugins were updated:
    • focus-blur
    • contactsheet
    • normalmap
    • save-for-web
    • seperate+

I don't know if or when the new package will arrive in Ubuntu Lucid (or Karmic), so I decided to upload it to the WebUpd8 PPA for easy installation.

Install GIMP Plugin Registry in Ubuntu 11.04 Natty Narwhal, 10.10 Maverick Meerkat and 10.04 Lucid Lynx

To add the Webupd8 PPA and install GIMP Plugin Registry, simply paste this in a terminal:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install gimp-plugin-registry

I got the package from Debian. If you're not using Ubuntu, you can download the source files from the previous mentioned link.

Update: it seems the package doesn't work in GIMP 2.7.3 (which is a development version of GIMP 2.8 and very unstable). However, to install Elsamuko script in GIMP 2.7.3, simply paste this in a terminal:
cd ~/.gimp-2.7/scripts
wget -O elsamuko.zip "http://sites.google.com/site/elsamuko/gimp/elsamuko.zip?attredirects=0"
unzip elsamuko.zip

Thanks to Mike for the tip!

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