Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

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Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#1 by blue4meridian » 29 Aug 2015, 06:46

Salutations... :good:

Finally... a Qt centric Gimp killer... :x
https://krita.org/download/krita-desktop/

I (currently?) have no compiling skills... :unknown:
If you can compile this source code post a binary link.

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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#2 by Rava » 01 Sep 2015, 15:32

Would it need any missing QT dependencies when running it on XFCe Porteus? If no, I would give it a try... especially since you want it as x86-64 version.

If it needs QT dependencies I would still try to compile it for you, but then it might take longer. Sorry but RL is having a high time toll on me. </digress>
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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#3 by blue4meridian » 01 Sep 2015, 17:38

Salutations... :good:

@ Rava... Outstanding. :Yahoo!:
I will check to see what if any dependency hell exists. :evil:

Sorry I suck @ compiling but I'm too busy trying to make
Porteus4/Arch... Porteus4/ARM and Porteus4/embedded.

Well @ least :oops: my version.

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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#4 by Rava » 01 Sep 2015, 21:47

I looked at https://krita.org/download/krita-desktop/ and they mention KDE a lot, so, most probably Krita will need some KDE dependencies, with makes it... less interesting for a non KDE GUI Linux... :(
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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#5 by beny » 10 Sep 2015, 16:20

hi krita need the kde environment to work..

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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#6 by Rava » 21 Sep 2015, 23:13

beny wrote:hi krita need the kde environment to work..
Obviously...

Now, I never approached that before, but how difficult is it to change from the source code, a program like that, remove its KDE dependencies to make it better / more slim for users of XFCe / LX?? ?

Me presumes that's at least 30% of code-re-writing, or such aka not possible for me. :%)
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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#7 by ncmprhnsbl » 22 Sep 2015, 02:16

de-kde ing krita would be nigh impossible i suspect
Krita is a part of the Calligra (office suite)package in slackware,
some other distros split Calligra into parts.. which require calligra libs, kdebase-runtime etc
krita is by far the biggest part of calligra btw (freakin huge}
bear in mind all this is going to transition to qt5 and frameworks etc in the future
which 'may' make it simpler,,
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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#8 by Rava » 22 Sep 2015, 04:52

ncmprhnsbl wrote:bear in mind all this is going to transition to qt5 and frameworks etc in the future
which 'may' make it simpler,,
Maybe then I have some .... fun trying my de-KDE-ing it with a rc or alpha version of qt5 based Krita....

darn.... and it looked so neat. Me thinks I need to look for other GIMP / painting program alternatives. I love my GIMP, but it is huge.

And mtPaint is often sucky, like, I not even know how to fill the background and make the transition border to the painted parts so that it gets smoothly filled, cause I have no idea where mtPaint does have the settings for that. I know how to make it with Gimp...

Still, easy manips and such, are often quicker done with mtPaint since it has a more slim surface and is also quicker to load. :) </digress>
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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#9 by ncmprhnsbl » 23 Sep 2015, 22:03

the main advantage the krita has at the moment is cmyk? colour support for printing... not essential for the average user..
as for light weight , check out AZpainter..
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Re: Krita (Qt centric Gimp alternative)

Post#10 by Rava » 23 Sep 2015, 22:08

ncmprhnsbl wrote:the main advantage the krita has at the moment is cmyk? colour support for printing... not essential for the average user..
There is no way using cmyk with GIMP? O___o
ncmprhnsbl wrote:as for light weight , check out AZpainter..
viewtopic.php?f=49&t=3553
Will do, thanks for the tip. <B
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