How to get Gimp Plugin post-installation

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ChrisFortyTwo
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How to get Gimp Plugin post-installation

Post by ChrisFortyTwo » Sun Jul 28, 2019 5:32 pm

I just downloaded the 30 day free trial in order to try to print in linux from Gimp on my Epson P800 and it did not prompt me to add a gimp plugin, nor did it install the plugin automatically.

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 and Gimp 2.10.12.

How can I get the plugin independently of the TurboPrint install?

zedonet
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Re: How to get Gimp Plugin post-installation

Post by zedonet » Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:32 am

Hello,

the TurboPrint plugin for GIMP is installed automatically if GIMP is already installed on your system. If you install GIMP after TurboPrint, you can simply repeat installation of TurboPrint - this will not change your installed printers.

The TurboPrint GIMP plugin works only if GIMP is installed as a regular package, not as a "Snap" package - installation paths are different for Snap. I just tried to figure out how to install the plugin for the Snap package, however it seems to be more complicated - maybe we can add this for the next TurboPrint release.

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