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How To Install GIMP on AlmaLinux 9

Install GIMP on AlmaLinux 9

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install GIMP on AlmaLinux 9. For those of you who didn’t know, GIMP a.k.a GNU Image Manipulation Program is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, macOS, Windows, and more operating systems. Its primary function centers around graphic design and editing images and transcoding between various image formats, free-form drawing, and many more. GIMP has many of the tools and filters you would expect to find in similar commercial offerings, and some interesting extras as well.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) on AlmaLinux 9. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 9.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
  • A non-root sudo user or access to the root user. We recommend acting as a non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.

Install GIMP on AlmaLinux 9

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

sudo dnf clean all
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"

Step 2. Installing GIMP on AlmaLinux 9.

By default, GIMP is available on the AlmaLinux 9 base repository. Simply install the GIMP package by using the dnf command:

sudo dnf install gimp

Step 3. Accessing GIMP Image Editors on AlmaLinux 9.

Once the installation is completed, open the GIMP on your system by using the application search bar. Click on the ‘Activities’ and then type ‘gimp’ in the application search box or by executing the following command:


Install GIMP on AlmaLinux 9

Congratulations! You have successfully installed GIMP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) on your AlmaLinux 9 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official GIMP website.

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