Commit 74371401 authored by Michael Natterer's avatar Michael Natterer 😴

Bug 759968 - Misleading README on GIT master branch

Update README with 2.9 unstable information.
parent 39e4f04a
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GNU Image Manipulation Program
2.8 Stable Branch
2.9 Development Branch
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GIMP 2.8 replaces earlier GIMP 2.x versions. It is advised that you
uninstall them before installing GIMP 2.8. If you want to keep your
older GIMP 2.x installation in parallel to GIMP 2.8, you have to
This is an unstable development release, an intermediate state on the
way to the next stable release 2.10. GIMP 2.9 may or may not do what
you expect. Save your work early and often. If you want a stable
version, please use GIMP 2.8 instead.
GIMP 2.9 replaces earlier GIMP 2.x versions. It is advised that you
uninstall them before installing GIMP 2.9. If you want to keep your
older GIMP 2.x installation in parallel to GIMP 2.9, you have to
choose a separate prefix which is not in your default library search
path. Otherwise your prevoius GIMP installation will start to use the
new libraries. You have been warned.
......@@ -77,12 +82,12 @@ The look of GIMP's interface can be customized like any other GTK app
by editing the ~/.gtkrc-2.0 file or by using "themes" (ready-made
customizations). For downloadable themes and further details, see
http://art.gnome.org/themes/gtk2 . Additionally, GIMP reads the file
~/.config/GIMP/2.8/gtkrc so you can have settings that only apply to GIMP.
~/.config/GIMP/2.9/gtkrc so you can have settings that only apply to GIMP.
Included is a set of keybindings similar to those in Adobe Photoshop.
You can find them in the ps-menurc file. To use them, copy this file
to ~/.config/GIMP/2.8/menurc. You can also manually change the keybindings to
any of your choice by editing ~/.config/GIMP/2.8/menurc.
to ~/.config/GIMP/2.9/menurc. You can also manually change the keybindings to
any of your choice by editing ~/.config/GIMP/2.9/menurc.
Have fun,
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