Pinta can be installed on Linux, Mac or Windows. Due to this, there are multiple ways to install Pinta based on what you are using as your operating system.
This document will show you the multiple ways to install Pinta.
Pinta is available in default Ubuntu repository. You can install it using:
But Pinta from default Ubuntu repository can be an old version, so you may want to install more recent version of Pinta from Pinta maintainers PPA repository. See bellow.
Software in default Ubuntu repository can be out of date. Pinta maintainers offer newer versions in software repository named PPA. In an Ubuntu it is very easy to add a new PPA to your software repository lists to install new software or provide system updates.
Open terminal with CTRL+ALT+T Add Pinta stable PPA repository:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pinta-maintainers/pinta-stable
Note: Instead of pinta-stable you can add pinta-daily if you like to test latest and the greatest Pinta, but it may be buggy.
Update system package lists:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install pinta
A tarball is like a ZIP file. It is a single file with many files inside it. Like a ZIP file, it has to be extracted before you can use the files in them.
First, you must download the tarball. Head on over to the Download page and click on the Download link under Tarball. Download the file where ever you'd like, just be sure you remember where.
Second, we need to extract it. You can either use your mouse to right-click on the Tarball file and select 'Extract here' or you can use the terminal if you are more comfortable with that.
Here is the command to extract the files via the terminal, be sure you are in the same folder as the tarball:
tar -zxf pinta-VERSION.tar.gz