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Gimp 2.8 Photoshop Tweaks by doctormo Gimp 2.8 Photoshop Tweaks by doctormo
To help a fellow deviant, I've put together a download that anyone with Gimp 2.8 on Linux can use to make their copy of gimp look more like Adobe Photoshop and make people more comfortable.

I've taken various bits of guides online and various tweaks. All you have to do is download the file, unzip it. Then in the file manager go to your home folder, show hidden files, delete or move your old .gimp-2.8 configuration folder out of the way, and replace with the new one. Then load gimp. Then me know if it works for you or if it fails.

Update: Icon were blurry in the original icon theme. I've patched them all up to be much clearer.
Update2: The drop here text is now gone and the default background when loading is the same dark grey.
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Khudher Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2014  New member
Im currently use it thank you!
and for legal issues i think it is legal since icons was not designed by photoshop and photoshop isnt open source means you cant (copy-paste).
so it isn't photoshop..
it is lets say photoshop alternative because functions not 100% photoshop
nice work thank you.. :) :) 
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clouts Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014  Student Digital Artist
That's perfect, thank you! :D
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evilwonders Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Very useful... And good looking too... It will help me use GIMP by making it look more like something known
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sparkythex Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2014
I am glad you did this.
I was able to make all sort of mods to my gimp on windows & mac when had that.
I couldn't figure out how to do this on ubuntu. (I swear 2.8 changed from what I remember, I don't remeber what my old version was.)
Saved me a lot of time having to try to figure it out.

THANK YOU!!!!
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doctormo Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
You're very welcome and the old version was probably 2.4 or 2.2 depending on how long ago it was. The new one (2.8 and up) has that single window mode that makes this kind of theme possible.
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ILoveWindows7 Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  New member Hobbyist Interface Designer
Thanks dude, you saved my life!
I change from 2 months ago and me to Linux I was going crazy with Gimp!
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doctormo Featured By Owner Aug 13, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
No problem ILoveWindows7, interesting nickname :-)
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BluPaper Featured By Owner Aug 8, 2014  Hobbyist Interface Designer
You saved my life, thank you !
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Khudher Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  New member
Is that legal? It is very very very excellent ... But . Is it legal to use? Please reply very soon...
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doctormo Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
I see no reason why not, I pulled in icons which were created by other people licensed appropriately and copying ideas isn't a problem. But of course IANAL and can't be definitive.
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