How To Install GIMP on Debian 10

Install GIMP on Debian 10

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install GIMP on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, GIMP is a free and open-source image editor used for retouching and editing images. From retouching to restoring to creative composites, the only limit is your imagination. GIMP is used for producing icons, graphical design elements, and art for user interface components and mockups. GIMP provides top-notch color management features to ensure high-fidelity color reproduction across digital and printed media.

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 through the step-by-step installation of the GIMP images editor on a Debian 10 (Buster).

Install GIMP on Debian 10 Buster

Step 1. Before we install any software, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following apt commands in the terminal:

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing GIMP on Debian 10.

Now we run the following command to install Snap packages and Gimp on your Debian system:

sudo apt install snapd 
sudo snap install gimp

Step 4. Accessing GIMP on Debian.

Once successfully installed, Search the text “gimp” under the Activities all applications. Click on the Gimp icon to launch the application. You can also launch the gimp application using the command line by typing “gimp”.

Install GIMP on Debian 10 Buster

Congratulations! You have successfully installed GIMP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing GIMP open-source image editor on Debian 10 Buster. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official GIMP website.

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