How To Install MyPaint 2.0.1 in Ubuntu 20.04 / LinuxMint

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MyPaint is a fast, free, and opensource software similar to Coral Painter, It is for digital painters with a focus on painting rather than image manipulation or post-processing.MyPaint is available for Multiple operating systems Microsoft Windows, Linux, and macOS.

The latest version of MyPaint is 2.0.1 and is a bugfix release and no new features are added but with few improvements.

This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install MyPaint 2.0.1 in ubuntu 20.04 LTS, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and LinuxMint 19.3

Changelog in MyPaint 2.0.1

  • Fixed the Rounding error bug
  • Fixed the HSV/HCY brush dynamics in 2.x mode
  • Updated the translations
  • translations in the brush editor now work for the app images
  • AppImages sizes are reduced to less than 9MB
  • App image can launch now external editors
  • Windows builds performance improved
  • invalid SVG icons have been fixed

How to Install MyPaint in Ubuntu / LinuxMint?

2 ways we can install MyPaint in Linux

  • via Flathub
  • via AppImage

Method 1: Via Flathub

Step 1: Setup Flathub in your system before proceeding  by using this guide

Step 2: Install MyPaint using Flathub

flatpak install flathub org.mypaint.MyPaint

Step 3: Run MyPaint

flatpak run org.mypaint.MyPaint

Method 2: Via AppImage

Step 1: Download the AppImage in your system from the download page or use the below command in the terminal.


Step 2: Provide execute permissions

chmod 755 MyPaint-v2.0.1.AppImage

Step 3: Run the MyPaint app image


Install MyPaint 2.0.1 in Ubuntu


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