Ubuntu / Linux news and application reviews.

GIMP 2.6.11

2.6.x is the stable GIMP branch in which there will be no new features, only bug fixes. The latest version of this stable GIMP branch is 2.6.11 which has been released yesterday - you can find the bugs fixed in this version in the GIMP changelog.

GIMP 2.6.11 is available in the WebUpd8 PPA (for Ubuntu 9.10, 10.04 and 10.10) and you can install it using the following commands:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gimp

The next stable GIMP branch - 2.8 (currently the 2.7.x development branch), which will bring a single window mode as well as many other new features, is scheduled to be released sometime around 27th of December 2010.