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Re: Is GIMP seriously broken in Buster?

On 9/13/18, Gary Dale <garyndp@gmail.com> wrote:
> Am I missing something or is GIMP seriously broken? In my Buster/AMD64
> system, I open a picture, select a section and try to cut it and the
> whole picture disappears. I'm left with a white or transparent
> background. If I select a region and try to copy it, GIMP crashes.
> I'm reduced to using KolourPaint for the urgent editing work I'm trying
> to do.

I'm sorry, I don't have an immediate answer, but I do feel your pain.
Seriously firsthand empathy when sound goes missing for video editing.

Am writing to suggest trying to run it from a terminal window to see
if that helps at least give you some error messages to work with. It's
fresh in mind because I did that earlier with Thunar file manager just
to run as root user. Ended up accidentally uncovering some (missing)
flash related whoopsies I had caused to occur. :)

Cindy :)
Cindy-Sue Causey
Talking Rock, Pickens County, Georgia, USA

* runs with duct tape *

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