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pinta 0.3

Pinta (which we've covered before) is a lightweight alternative to Paint.NET which uses C# (Mono). Version 0.3 was released 2 days ago and it includes 3 new tools, 25 new effects, and several GUI improvements. Additionally, several reported bugs were fixed and small enhancements were added. You can read the full release notes HERE.

Pinta works on Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. There is an Ubuntu PPA available but it hasn't been updated to the latest Pinta 0.3. However, you can convert the .rpm to .deb and install it - seems to work just fine, so to download and install Pinta 0.3 in Ubuntu, run the following commands:
wget http://github.com/downloads/jpobst/Pinta/pinta-0.3.noarch.rpm
sudo apt-get install alien
sudo alien -d pinta-0.3.noarch.rpm #we cold have installed it directly, but this way you get to keep the .deb
sudo dpkg -i pinta*.deb


For Windows, Mac OSX and other Linux distributions, see the download page.


Thanks to Ubuntizando El Planeta for the news!
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