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HOW TO INSTALL KRITA PAINTING (KRITA DIGITAL PAINTING) FREE ART SOFTWARE IN UBUNTU 16.04

HOW TO INSTALL KRITA PAINTING (KRITA DIGITAL PAINTING) FREE ART SOFTWARE IN UBUNTU 16.04

HOW TO INSTALL Krita PAINTING (KRITA DIGITAL PAINTING) FREE ART SOFTWARE IN UBUNTU 16.04

Introduction

In this article we are going to learn How to install Krita Painting (Krita Digital Painting) free art software in Ubuntu 16.04. Krita painting is a open source application can be used for so many purposes like digital painting, Image editing, animation and so on. It’s an cross platform application available for all major operating systems i.e. Linux, Unix, Microsoft Windows, MacOS. This application is mainly useful for Painters, VFX designers, texture artists, illustrators..etc..Krita Painting tool was developed by KDE community using C++ & QT programming language and released first time on year 2005 under GPLv2 + license.

For more information on Krita Painting (Krita Digital Painting) free art software you can visit the official website Here!

Follow the below steps to install Krita Painting (Krita Digital Painting) free art software in Ubuntu 16.04

Before start the installation we have to install official PPA repository for Krita Painting tool as Krita application is not a part of default repository of Ubuntu 16.04. So to install the PPA repository refer the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa   # Install PPA Repository
[sudo] password for elinuxbook: 
 ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
Krita Lime PPA                                              http://krita.org
----------------------------------------------------------------------------

Welcome to Krita Lime PPA!

This PPA delivers the freshest Krita packages for Ubuntu, directly picked
by the developers from the source tree.

If you have Ubuntu 16.10 or newer, please use Krita from this repository, this is an officially recommended way alongside AppImage builds.

To install Krita just type:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install krita

If you also want to install translations:

sudo apt-get install krita-l10n


Note: older versions of Ubuntu (including 16.04) are not supported by this repository due to outdated version of Qt library provided. Please use AppImage builds instead [0]

[0] - https://krita.org/en/download/krita-desktop/
 More info: https://launchpad.net/~kritalime/+archive/ubuntu/ppa
Press [ENTER] to continue or ctrl-c to cancel adding it

gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpxk0p9jn7/secring.gpg' created
gpg: keyring `/tmp/tmpxk0p9jn7/pubring.gpg' created
gpg: requesting key 01CEE17F from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com
gpg: /tmp/tmpxk0p9jn7/trustdb.gpg: trustdb created
gpg: key 01CEE17F: public key "Launchpad PPA for Krita Lime (*experimental*)" imported
gpg: Total number processed: 1
gpg:               imported: 1  (RSA: 1)
OK

After installing the PPA repository just update the Packages & Repositories of Ubuntu 16.04 using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update Packages & Repositories
Hit:1 http://ppa.launchpad.net/dawidd0811/neofetch/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                               
Ign:2 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu wily InRelease                                                                                                
Hit:3 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                                                                   
Hit:4 http://ppa.launchpad.net/deluge-team/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease                                                        
Hit:5 http://linux.dropbox.com/ubuntu wily Release                                                                            
Hit:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/kritalime/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease                          
Hit:7 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease               
Hit:9 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:10 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

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Now let’s go ahead and install Krita Painting (Krita Digital Painting) free art software package using below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo apt-get install krita   # Install Krita Digital Painting Package

We have successfully installed the Krita Painting application. To confirm the same refer the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -l krita   # Confirm the installed Package
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                                 Version                 Architecture            Description
+++-====================================-=======================-=======================-=============================================================================
ii  krita                                1:2.9.7-0ubuntu12       amd64                   pixel-based image manipulation program for the Calligra Suite

To open the krita digital painting application just type the command krita on shell prompt. Refer the below command.

[email protected]:~$ krita   # Open the Krita Application

Snap : 1

KRITA DIGITAL PAINTING FREE ART SOFTWARE LOADING

KRITA DIGITAL PAINTING FREE ART SOFTWARE LOADING

Snap : 2

KRITA DIGITAL PAINTING FREE ART SOFTWARE

KRITA DIGITAL PAINTING FREE ART SOFTWARE

You can also open the application using Search your computer box. Refer the snapshot below.

OPEN KRITA PAINTING FREE ART SOFTWARE GRAPHICALLY

OPEN KRITA PAINTING FREE ART SOFTWARE GRAPHICALLY

To uninstall the Krita Painting (Krita Digital Painting) free art software use the below command.

[email protected]:~$ sudo dpkg -r krita   # Uninstall the Krita Free art Software
(Reading database ... 276507 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing krita (1:2.9.7-0ubuntu12) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+16.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...

This is how we can install Krita Painting (Krita Digital Painting) free art software in Ubuntu 16.04. If you found this article useful then Like us, Share this post on your preferred Social media, Subscribe our Newsletter OR if you have something to say then feel free to comment on the comment box below.

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