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Save for Web allows to find compromise between minimal file size and acceptable quality of image quickly. While adjusting various settings, you may explore how image quality and file size change. Options to reduce file size of an image include setting compression quality, number or colors, resizing, cropping, Exif information removal, etc.

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I'm new to Ubuntu which is probably the problem but some proper install instructions would be really nice. The read me file doesn't exactly spell it out. Thanks,

Plugin dosn't work with The Gimp version 2.4.5 I cannot configure the plugin. This is m console output when i run ./configure checking for GIMP... configure: error: Package requirements (gimp-2.0 >= 2.3.0 gimpui-2.0 >= 2.3.0) were not met: No package 'gimp-2.0' found No package 'gimpui-2.0' found Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you installed software in a non-standard prefix. Alternatively, you may set the environment variables GIMP_CFLAGS and GIMP_LIBS to avoid the need to call pkg-config. See the pkg-config man page for more details. It dosn't find my version of the gimp! Can I work around this problem? I'm running Ubuntu 8.04 - Hardy Heron intel/amd x64

You need to install the development packages for The Gimp (libgimp2.0-dev on your distribution)

Hello everyone, If you are interested in obtaining the .deb packages for Ubuntu Hardy, I prepared 2 packages, one for each version (x86 and amd64) using checkinstall. Please feel free to comment it...

http://www.alepe.com/about_computers/about_linux/save_for_the_web_in_gimp.html

I hope you can find them useful. Have a nice day.

Hi, I'm totally new to GIMP but the one thing I need to do is change a photo into a cross stitch pattern which I can do, but it comes out with a million shades and I need to "save for web" and limit the number of colors so I have maybe 10 to use for the cross stitch. I downloaded the plug in, but it into my "plug in" file in my GIMP folder and I can't seem to find where I would "save for web" in GIMP. Is it under file? Is the plug in not working? help please. thanks!

If it is installed properly it will show up under File -> Save For Web. BTW, I'm guessing you're on Windows, but if you want to try out GNU/Linux there is a very good cross stitch program called kxstitch which will import photos and give you safe colours, what thread you're supposed to use, etc. My mum loves it.

Yes it doesn't work:S

Very useful website, thanks for this article and very interesting design, thanks.

I get error that it can't compile witht his reference in the config.log: Thread model: posix gcc version 4.2.3 (Ubuntu 4.2.3-2ubuntu7) configure:2641: $? = 0 configure:2648: gcc -V >&5 gcc: '-V' option must have argument configure:2651: $? = 1 configure:2674: checking for C compiler default output file name configure:2701: gcc conftest.c >&5 /usr/bin/ld: crt1.o: No such file: No such file or directory collect2: ld returned 1 exit status configure:2704: $? = 1 Please advise Thanks in advance.

Hi Bruce On a hunch, I rev'd up Adept Manager and installed just about everything that started with gimp or libgimp or libgtk that had -dev or -dbg on the end of it. A bit brute force, may have been some overkill. But the configure, make and make install worked like a charm. And I'm ecstatic about the utility! It is wonderful! WHO NEEDS PHOTOSHOP! Well, my graphics designer GF still thinks she does, but Gimp is plenty good enough for me! OBTW, AMD64 Kubuntu Hardy environment. Best of luck, Tom UPDATE: Just read the rest of the comments below. See http://registry.gimp.org/node/33#comment-182. Looks like robv got it down to the one lib needed. So the graceful thing would be to install that one. I bet it will work.

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