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Gimp Unstable

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The current maintainer of Gimp package for Fedora, Nils Philippsen, has opened gimp-unstable repository which I recommend to use.  You can view all the details on the development mail list . My own version will still be available for users wanting to keep it.


Français

L'empaqueteur de Gimp pour Fedora, Nils Philippsen, a ouvert le dépôt gimp-unstable que je recommande l'usage.  Les détails sont sur la liste de diffusion du développement. Ma propre version reste disponible pour les utilisateurs désirant le garder.

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