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How To Install Pinta on Manjaro 21

Install Pinta on Manjaro 21

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Pinta on Manjaro 21. For those of you who didn’t know, Pinta is a free, open-source program for drawing and image editing. It is designed to have lots of amazing features yet it has a very simple and minimalistic interface. For anyone looking for a powerful yet user-friendly image editor, Pinta is an excellent option.

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 Pinta image editor on a Manjaro 21 (Ornara).


  • A server or desktop running one of the following operating systems: Manjaro, Arch Linux.
  • 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 Pinta on Manjaro 21

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, make sure that our system is up to date:

sudo pacman -Syu
sudo pacman -S base-devel

Step 2. Installing Pinta on Manjaro 21.

  • Install Pinta using Snap.

By default, Pinta is not available on the Manjaro 21 base repository. Now we run the following command to install Snap packages manager to your Manjaro system:

sudo pacman -S snapd
sudo systemctl enable --now snapd.socket
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Finally, install Pinta, simply use the following command below:

sudo snap install pinta
  • Install Pinta using AppStream Manjaro.

You can install Pinta easily on Manjaro, You just need to run the following command below:

sudo pacman -S pinta --noconfirm

Step 3. Accessing Pinta on Manjaro 21.

Once successfully installed, Go to the start menu then click on its “Start menu” and look for the “Pinta” by searching it manually.

Install Pinta on Manjaro 21

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Pinta. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Pinta on the Manjaro system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Pinta website.

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