Re: [Gimp-user] Poor install and uninstall
- From: Kevin Brubeck Unhammer <unhammer fsfe org>
- To: gimp-user-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Poor install and uninstall
- Date: Sat, 19 Nov 2011 16:00:53 +0100
Mario Valle <mvalle cscs ch> writes:
Like Berlusconi's claims: a lot of words without substance or proof.
Which misplaced folder?
Which "numerous files"?
BTW, the files under .gimp-2.6 are here and remain here for a very
To make that more clear: The .gimp-2.6 folder keeps per-user settings.
When you uninstall the program, you only uninstall the program files,
not your personal settings folder, which might include brushes,
patterns, scripts, etc. It would be _very_ bad form to remove this when
Would you prefer that it "uninstalled" the images you created in GIMP
On 19-Nov-11 02:43, Mark Potts wrote:
I was very unimpressed by this software package. I needed some image
editing capabilities under Windows and this seemed like a good choice.
However when I installed the package it spewed files into various
misplaced folders. I subsequently uninstalled only to find that
despite claiming success at this it left numerous files on my system.
Even though it is free sofctware there is still no excuse for this
kind of sloppy coding.
Kevin Brubeck Unhammer
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