Ubuntu Linux Packages
Caroline Ford produced packages of Tux Paint (including separate packages for "Magic" tool plug-ins, and plug-in development), Tux Paint Stamps and Tux Paint Config. for the following CPU architectures: i386, lpia and amd64.
The following packages are available from the package sources (option 1) and FTP site (option 2) listed below:
tuxpaint— the main program
tuxpaint-data— data files required by the main program
tuxpaint-plugins-default— "Magic" tool plug-ins
tuxpaint-dev— tools required to develop new "Magic" tool plug-ins
tuxpaint-config— a graphical configuration tool
tuxpaint-stamps-default— the optional artwork used by the "Stamps" tool
Option 1: Package Sources
To use your system's software package manager to install the
various parts of Tux Paint, add the following package repositry
("apt source") lines to your package system
(e.g., via Synaptic, Adept, or by editing "
in a text editor). Ask your system to fetch updates, and you will then
be able to install the various Tux Paint packages (see
"Available Packages," above).
- Ubuntu 7.10 (Gutsy Gibbon)
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/secretlondon/ubuntu gutsy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/secretlondon/ubuntu gutsy main
- Ubuntu 8.04 (Hardy Heron)
deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/secretlondon/ubuntu hardy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/secretlondon/ubuntu hardy main
(For more, see: "PPA for Caroline Ford" at Launchpad.)
Option 2: Direct Package File Downloads (Manual install)
Alternatively, you can download and install
.deb" package files directly:
Download the packages that correspond to your system's CPU
architecture. (You can run the command
dpkg --print-architecture" to find out what it is,
i386" for Intel 80386-compatible CPUs.)
tuxpaint-data" and "
packages are only data, and are therefore architecture-independent.
Install the packages by clicking them to launch gdebi
(under GNOME on Ubuntu) or Adept (under KDE on Kubuntu).
Alternatively, you can use the "
dpkg" command-line tool.
sudo dpkg -i tuxpaint_0.9.19-0ubuntu2~ppa4~gutsy_i386.deb").
Note: Install "
tuxpaint_0.9.19" last, or install
them all at once using "
dpkg -i tuxpaint*.deb".
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One of our friends at Tux Paint is the amazing kids Magician Matthew James.
He creates fun shows for kids with magic and Bounce Houses just like we create fun for kids with paint!
Go check out his site and enjoy the magic.
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