Background textures

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>On Tue, Mar 27, 2012 at 1:31 PM, foggycreek <forums@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> I have bought and downloaded some background textures.
>> My problem is that I can not figure out where to put them once I unzip the file.
>> I want to use them in Gimp 2.6, but where do I copy and paste them to.
>> Once this is accomplished, how do I open them in Gimp?
>> This is probably very basic, but I am new at this stuff and need help PLEASE. Thank you very much!  :)
>> --
>> foggycreek (via

>You have to open a terminal window, go to the the directory you
>expanded files to and  enter this:

>sudo mv *pat  /usr/share/gimp/2.0/patterns

>It will ask for you super password, the one you used to install Linux.
>It will then move all files with the extension pat to the patterns

>You can also turn your own images into patterns. Just open them with
>gimp, and resave them as .pat files. It will ask for a name which will
>show up when you look for your patterns, making it easy to find them.

>Hope this is clear enough. :-)

>Pat Brown

>Pushing the envelope on romance

Thank you very much.
I will try this :)

foggycreek (via
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