Your favourite Gimp plugins/filters ?

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  1. Ocky
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    For Ubuntu users who have just switched from Windows, 'The Gimp' paint program might seem a little strange.
    Here are a few useful filters and plugins.

    G'MIC for Gimp Put it into / home/user/.gimp-2xx/plug-ins folder after extracting. In Gimp find it under 'Filters' tab.

    G'MIC.jpg

    Lomo Plugin elsamuko-lomo.scm (scroll down) Put it into /home/user/.gimp-2xx/scripts folder. In Gimp find it under 'Filters'>'Light and Shadow'

    Lomo.jpg

    Liquid Rescale. This plugin comes with the gimp-plugin-registry package (Universe) in Synaptic. http://liquidrescale.wikidot.com/
    In Gimp find it under 'Layers' tab.

    Liquid Rescale.jpg

    There are hundreds of filetrs, brushes, scripts, patterns etc. available. Just Google. Useful site: http://registry.gimp.org/

    Sweet Rodent.jpg

    Bye for now. :argh: :D
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    Mrkvonic Linux Systems Expert

    Damn man, you're one cookie factory! Busy little bee.
    Put that creative stuff into serious work - start your own website.
    Escalate, elevate, innovate, websitize ...
    Mrk
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    Lol... I hope my occasional ramblings are not too irritating. As to 'busy bee' - well, with new Dedoimedo articles almost every second day :thumb: you are the quintessential 'worker bee'. Please keep it up and don't flag. :D
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    Export to SWF

    This python script might be quite useful. For instance the Generate XHTML File
    option reduces the image size considerably. From 36,3KB to 1,3KB with one
    I tried.
    The Export to swf is available under File menu in Gimp 'Flash SWF Export'.
    The script should be placed in ~/.gimp-2.6/plug-ins
    It seems to be updated regularly with new features planned. Have alook at the
    blog for more details and download:-
    http://my.opera.com/area42/blog/flash-swf-export-for-gimp
    EDIT:- The swftools package is required. (Synaptic)
    Gimp Export to swf.jpg
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