Pinta – Paint.NET clone for linux

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Pinta is a drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. Its goal is to provide a simplified alternative to GIMP for casual users. It currently supports most basic drawing tools, unlimited layers, unlimited undo history, and a wide array of image adjustments and effects.

Install Pinta in Ubuntu Lucid/Karmic

Open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:moonlight-team/pinta

sudo apt-get update

sudo aptitude install pinta

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20 thoughts on “Pinta – Paint.NET clone for linux

  1. Starts fast and that’s enough for me, thanks. I’m not a progger, so MONO or NOT MONO doesn’t mean nothing for the user.

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  2. Hi! A question from the ignorance: What’s the problem if the program uses MOMO? As final user if this program is light that GIMP for simple things I think that I’ll use it. I don’t care if uses MOMO or not unless if the fact of use MOMO causes damage to someone.

    Regards

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  3. Hi Miguel!

    From Mono development homepage:
    “An open source, cross-platform, implementation of C# and the CLR that is binary compatible with Microsoft.NET” Mono is used in for example Banshee, Beagle, F-Spot, Moonlight and Tomboy.

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  4. MONO based on the ‘.net’ technology which belongs to Mirosoft’s. Any user who uses software based on MONO is encouraging the usage of Microsoft’s patents, and because of those users more software like that is written. One day Microsoft will become inpatient and will sued your favorite distribution makers because they include mono software or close the development of your favorite software because those legal issues.
    What would you do then? Because of that I’m trying not to use MONO based software.

    Sorry for my bad English.

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  5. The command “sudo add-apt-repository ppa:moonlight-team/pinta” can’t complete and gives the following error message:

    “gpg: requesting key B98E84D3 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
    gpg: keyserver timed out
    gpg: keyserver receive failed: keyserver error”

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    Zack Reply:

    sudo apt-get install pinta

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  6. I wonder if this program uses some mono-only stuff. Since it’s done in gtk (apparently) couldn’t it be implemented in Vala?

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  7. I’m sure it could be ported to Vala really easily, but I think it should be done now while the project code is still small.

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  8. I followed the steps to install in Lucid and was shown that dkms{u} fakeroot{u} linux-headers-2.6.32-21{u} patch{u} would be removed freeing 75mb of space. That didn’t sound good so I aborted. I then installed Pinta through synaptic and it did not say the header would be removed. Was it supposed to do that?

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  9. “Launchpad broken, non-functional nonsense” Sounds kind of deep, but I don’t think it was supposed to do that.

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  10. What’s wrong with Mono?

    IF Mono (Microsoft’s .NET clone) becomes the default on the Linux desktop then what is the point of Linux?

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  11. Mono has not explained the steps to Register a .Net DLL (C#) on UBUNTU 10.10.. i have struggled a lot for this. It would be of great help to me if anyone explain.

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