Install Pinta 1.5 On Ubuntu / LinuxMint

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In this tutorial i will show you how to install the latest stable version of Pinta 1.5 on ubuntu 14.04 / 13.10 / 13.04 / 12.10 /12.04 and LinuxMint 16 / 15

PINTA is an open source application similar to paint in windows,It is used in linux for editing / drawing.Pinta's main aim is to make this easy to use and manipulate the images on Windows,Linux and MacOS.

New in Pinta 1.5
  • Re-editable text
  • Mouse cursors now resize based on the active brush size.
  • The Move Selection and Move Selected tools can now rotate the selection using the right mouse button.
  • Added an Invert Selection command.
  • New or redesigned mouse cursors for every tool.
  • Improved OSX integration (file associations and improved dock integration)
  • Redesigned Windows installer, which automatically downloads and installs the correct version of GTK# and the .NET Framework if necessary
  • Improved JPEG Compression Dialog (remembers previous settings and has the OK button as the default control)
  • The Open File dialog now shows image previews for ORA files, as well as any file formats provided by add-ins.
Add-in Support
  • Pinta now supports add-ins that can provide additional effects, tools, brushes, and file formats.
  • Users can use the Add-in Manager (under the Add-ins menu) to browse and install add-ins.
  • We are in the process of setting up a community add-in repository which will be included by default in future Pinta releases.
Installation Procedure

Step 1: Add the offcial ppa Provided by Pinta Team
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pinta-maintainers/pinta-stable
Step 2: Update the Repository
sudo apt-get udpate
Step 3: Install Pinta 1.5
sudo apt-get install pinta
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