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GIMP 2.6.9 Released

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It's been a while since the last release. Quite a few bug-fixes have piled up in the stable branch, so here's another release in the stable GIMP 2.6 series.

Overview of Changes from GIMP 2.6.8 to GIMP 2.6.9
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* Bugs fixed:

612618 - Font selection remains visible
622234 - gimp.desktop: image/x-psd in MimeTypes twice
622196 - Unportable test(1) construct in configure script
620604 - Description of "histogram" procedure is slightly inaccurate
541586 - Tool options not saved/loaded correctly?
614153 - Importing PDF files with long titles
600112 - blur-gauss-selective.exe crashes
599233 - Dialog of "Save as BMP" ignores changes which are not made
with a mous
565001 - Text-Tool crashes when edit a 2.4.2 version XCF file
610478 - Layer preview suddenly stops getting updated
609026 - leaks shared memory
609056 - Exporting to Alias PIX format fails
608188 - a few strings in Save as... > Raw image data dialog are always
in English
604820 - GEGL Operation "path" crashes GIMP
603711 - Crashes when using path tool
607242 - GIMP 2.7.0 fails to build against libpng 1.4.0
606372 - Saving to .ppm fails on indexed colorspace
605237 - the "Antialiasing..." message in the progress bar does not show
translated
604508 - gimp-layer-new-from-visible should work from updated projection

The source can be downloaded from ftp.gimp.org. Binary packages for various supported platforms should become available soon.

www.gimp.org

Excellent update

I found it listed in a package update on my PCLinuxOS box today.

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