How to Install GIMP Brushes in Ubuntu

In this video tutorial we will show you how to install GIMP brushes in Ubuntu.


In order to install gimp brushes in Ubuntu, open the Firefox browser. Go to “deviantart.com”.

Go to deviantart.com

Type “gimp brushes” in the search bar and press the “Search Art” button. Select any set of brushes.

Select the set of the brushes

On the next page, click on “Download file” on the right.

Start of the download

In the pop-up window select “Save File” and click “OK”. In the “Downloads” window, click twice on the download file. In the following window select the folder with downloaded brushes and copy it to the desktop.

Select all files within the folder, right-click on them and copy to the clipboard.

Copy brushes to the clipboard

Go to your home folder and press “Ctrl+H” on the keyboard to show hidden folders.

Find the “.gimp 2.8″ folder and open it.

Opene the folder

Then go to the “brushes” folder. Right click and insert previously copied brushes to the folder.

Insert the brushes

Close the window and start the GIMP editor. Go to the “File” menu and choose “New”. In the appeared window set the image properties and press “OK”. Click on the “Brush” icon and choose one of the new brushes. Draw in the image area to test it.

Draw in the image area

As you can see, GIMP brushes have been successfully installed in Ubuntu.