• GIMP 2.8 on Windows 10 and GMIC

    From Charlie Roberts@21:1/5 to All on Wed Oct 31 12:23:20 2018
    Another issue with my new computer running Windows 10
    is that GMIC does not want to work. I had no trouble
    downloading, installing and using it on my Windows 7
    machine.

    I got the Windows 64 bit version installer from
    https://gmic.eu/download.shtml. I noticed that
    this installer says that it is installing for GIMP 2.4,
    even though the webpage claims it is for GIMP
    2.8.

    After installing and adding the plugin to the
    Preferences in GIMP, upon restart I get the
    error message

    "gmic_gimp_qt.exe - Entry Point Not Found

    The procedure entry point g_get_home_dir_utf8
    could not be located in the dynamic link library
    C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\biin\libgimpbase-2.0.0.dll"

    I must add that I followed the installer and let it
    put the gimc folder in my user directory, in
    .gimp-2.8/plug-ins/gmic_gimp_qt.

    Should it go into the GIMP 2 folder in Progam Files?

    This is the second hiccup I am having with the move to
    Windows 10.

    Any help will be appreciated.

    tia

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  • From Christian Steins@21:1/5 to All on Wed Oct 31 18:48:35 2018
    Am 31.10.2018 um 17:23 schrieb Charlie Roberts:
    The procedure entry point g_get_home_dir_utf8
    could not be located in the dynamic link library
    C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\biin\libgimpbase-2.0.0.dll"

    "biin" should be "bin"!?

    Chris

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  • From Charlie Roberts@21:1/5 to cs01@quantentunnel.de on Thu Nov 1 17:59:25 2018
    On Wed, 31 Oct 2018 18:48:35 +0100, Christian Steins
    <cs01@quantentunnel.de> wrote:

    Am 31.10.2018 um 17:23 schrieb Charlie Roberts:
    The procedure entry point g_get_home_dir_utf8
    could not be located in the dynamic link library
    C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\biin\libgimpbase-2.0.0.dll"

    "biin" should be "bin"!?

    Chris


    That was a typo. I checked in

    C:\Program Files\GIMP 2\bin

    and libgimpbase-2.0.0.dll is there. But, it is dated
    6 Feb 2013. Now,that is old, but I am running
    GIMP 2.8.4.

    Would a reinstall of GIMP 2.8 help?

    tia

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  • From Christian Steins@21:1/5 to All on Fri Nov 2 11:00:15 2018
    Am 01.11.2018 um 22:59 schrieb Charlie Roberts:
    Would a reinstall of GIMP 2.8 help?

    Don't know, I have Win-7 and installation was 100% smooth.

    Chris

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  • From Charlie Roberts@21:1/5 to cs01@quantentunnel.de on Fri Nov 2 10:14:33 2018
    On Fri, 2 Nov 2018 11:00:15 +0100, Christian Steins
    <cs01@quantentunnel.de> wrote:

    Am 01.11.2018 um 22:59 schrieb Charlie Roberts:
    Would a reinstall of GIMP 2.8 help?

    Don't know, I have Win-7 and installation was 100% smooth.

    Chris

    Same here. I had no problems when I installed it (quite a
    while back) on my defunct Windows 7 machine.

    Couple of other (very old) applications also quit working.
    The GUI would not display on both. I assume the requisite
    graphics stuff was gone, or moved, in Windows 10.

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  • From Jernej =?utf-7?Q?Simon+AQ0-i+AQ0-?=@21:1/5 to Charlie Roberts on Fri Nov 2 20:26:14 2018
    On Thu, 01 Nov 2018 17:59:25 -0400, Charlie Roberts wrote:

    and libgimpbase-2.0.0.dll is there. But, it is dated
    6 Feb 2013. Now,that is old, but I am running
    GIMP 2.8.4.

    That's ancient. If for some reason you don't want to upgrade to 2.10, at
    least install the most recent 2.8 version (2.8.22).

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  • From Harry Stottle@21:1/5 to Christian Steins on Sat Nov 3 13:25:02 2018
    On 02/11/2018 10:00, Christian Steins wrote:
    Am 01.11.2018 um 22:59 schrieb Charlie Roberts:
    Would a reinstall of GIMP 2.8 help?

    Don't know, I have Win-7 and installation was 100% smooth.

    Chris

    Gimp 2.10.6 is the latest stable version.
    https://www.gimp.org/downloads/

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  • From lisa@21:1/5 to Harry Stottle on Sat Nov 3 15:32:08 2018
    On Sat, 3 Nov 2018 Harry Stottle wrote:

    Am 01.11.2018 um 22:59 schrieb Charlie Roberts:

    Don't know, I have Win-7 and installation was 100% smooth.

    Chris


    Gimp 2.10.6 is the latest stable version.
    https://www.gimp.org/downloads/

    maybe the latest stable version, but G'mic isn't working for me.
    I don't get it working in any 2.10.x version. Because 2.10 doesn't
    support all my plugins from version 2.8.22 I try things out with the
    latest 2.10.x portable version.
    I'm now living in the M$ DLL hell.
    Every time I start G'mic it misses another .dll file. I have all the
    missing .dll's in the G'mic directory and now G'mic wants .dll's
    already present and used by Gimp when it starts up.

    I work still with Gimp 2.8.22 because all my plugins works as
    advertised and not in 2.10.x
    I use G'mic too much and as long as I don't get it working in 2.10.x
    I stay with 2.8.22.

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  • From o ella@21:1/5 to All on Sat Nov 3 15:27:03 2018
    On 11/2/2018 3:26 PM, Jernej Simončič wrote:
    On Thu, 01 Nov 2018 17:59:25 -0400, Charlie Roberts wrote:

    and libgimpbase-2.0.0.dll is there. But, it is dated
    6 Feb 2013. Now,that is old, but I am running
    GIMP 2.8.4.

    That's ancient. If for some reason you don't want to upgrade to 2.10, at least install the most recent 2.8 version (2.8.22).

    Perhaps Charlie is running 2.8.4 because it's the latest portable GIMP?
    It's the one I use mostly and it seems fine for what I do. But what do
    we lidies know after it took Bruce Jenner to win woman of the year in 2015? Ella O

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  • From Charlie Roberts@21:1/5 to o ella on Sun Nov 4 14:04:13 2018
    On Sat, 3 Nov 2018 15:27:03 -0400, o ella <o_ella@juno.xcom> wrote:

    On 11/2/2018 3:26 PM, Jernej Simon?i? wrote:
    On Thu, 01 Nov 2018 17:59:25 -0400, Charlie Roberts wrote:

    and libgimpbase-2.0.0.dll is there. But, it is dated
    6 Feb 2013. Now,that is old, but I am running
    GIMP 2.8.4.

    That's ancient. If for some reason you don't want to upgrade to 2.10, at
    least install the most recent 2.8 version (2.8.22).

    Perhaps Charlie is running 2.8.4 because it's the latest portable GIMP?
    It's the one I use mostly and it seems fine for what I do. But what do
    we lidies know after it took Bruce Jenner to win woman of the year in 2015? >Ella O

    No reason other than that fact that I am not a power user and found
    that I had all I needed.

    That said, the move to Windows 10 got me to upgrade to 2.8.22 ...
    and, lo and behold, GMIC installed smooth as silk. So, it seems
    pretty much some kind of compatibility issue as the error message
    (with 2.8.4) clearly complained about a method or a function.

    Why not 2.10.x? Same reason as lisa. I read about people saying
    that it is not quite yet in some respects.

    So, that is settled for now.

    But, I am still on the lookout for the solutiuon to my other problem. scale_pattern.scm does not work anymore and I suspect that has
    something to do with Windows 10. A pity, as that is one fantastic
    little plug-in that lisa turned me on to.

    Thanks to all for the suggestions, etc.

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