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Install Krita In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS : Digital Painting Software For Linux

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Krita team releases Krita 4.0.3, a bug fix release of Krita 4.0.0. Krita is one of the popular digital painting software available for Linux based platform.

Some of the improvements in Krita 4.0.3 are:


  • Krita now tries to load the system color profiles on Windows
  • Krita can open .rw2 RAW files
  • The splash screen is updated to work better on HiDPI or Retina displays (BUG:392282)
  • The OpenEXR export filter will convert images with an integer channel depth before saving, instead of giving an error.
  • The OpenEXR export filter no longer gives export warnings calling itself the TIFF filter
  • The emtpy error message dialog that would erroneously be shown after running some export filters is no longer shown (BUG:393850).
  • The setBackGroundColor method in the Python API has been renamed to setBackgroundColor for consistency.

Install Krita In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS :

Install Krita In Ubuntu 18.04 LTS And It’s derivatives:

You need to add official ppa before installing Krita. Open your terminal and run the following command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kritalime/ppa

Now, Install Krita In Ubuntu

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install krita

Command to install translation:

sudo apt-get install krita-l10n

Alternative Method:

You can also install Krita via flathub.

Install Krita using following command:


flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub; flatpak install flathub org.kde.krita.

Now run it:

 flatpak run org.kde.krita.

The flatpak version of Krita is not maintained by the Krita team.


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