Re: [Gimp-user] Gimp crashed

On Thu, May 16, 2013 at 5:36 AM, Owen <rcook pcug org au> wrote:

On Thu, 16 May 2013 03:09:35 -0400
Pat Brown <pat mysterywriter gmail com> wrote:

My Gimp crashed and won't restart. I rebooted the laptop,
and reinstalled the program and uninstalled it, rebooted and did a
command line installation. I also ran all my updates.

I'm running Linux Mint 14 and Gimp 2.8

When you started it from the command line, did any messages appear?
What were they?

When you uninstalled it, did you do a "Complete removal" or only a


1. Do a complete uninstallation
2. do an "updatedb"
3. Search for gimp
4. You will probably need to remove ~/.gimp-2.8
5. There maybe some residual gimp files which could be deleted


6. Install gimp anew.

I uninstalled both from the software manager and synaptic package
I also deleted ~/gimp-2.8. Then I did another command line install and
it was finished -- no error messages -- then ran gimp. This the
message I

(gimp:6910): Gimp-Base-CRITICAL **: temp_buf_new: assertion `width > 0
height > 0' failed
Segmentation fault

OK, well you should probably reply to the list, rather than me as
there are more eyes and knowledge on the list.

I tried "Gimp-Base-Gimp-Base-CRITICAL **: temp_buf_new: assertion
`width" in google.

here's one answer

have you ever had a tablet connected? Suggest you read through the
google results and see if anything applies to you.

I certainly can't help any further


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