In this tutorial, we will show you how to install GIMP on Fedora 36. For those of you who didn’t know, GIMP stands for GNU Image Manipulation Program which can be used for editing images and transcoding between various image formats, free-form drawing, and many more specialized tasks. It is a cross-platform image editor available for GNU/Linux, macOS, Windows, and more operating systems.
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 a Fedora 36.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 36.
- 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).
non-root sudo useror 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 Fedora 36
Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:
sudo dnf upgrade sudo dnf update sudo dnf install dnf-plugins-core
Step 2. Installing GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) on Fedora 36.
By default, GIMP’s package comes in the default repository of Fedora 36. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of GIMP to your Fedora system:
sudo dnf install gimp
Step 3. Accessing GIMP on Fedora 36.
Once the GIMP installation is complete, you can start the GIMP image editor by typing
gimp in the terminal or going to Activities -> search for GNU Image Manipulation Program.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed GIMP. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the GIMP image editor on your Fedora 36 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official GIMP website.