Krita is a free and open-source painting tool for artists and also known as a Photoshop alternative software, Krita has been in development for 10+ years and recently it came to life and having a good response now.
This tutorial will be helpful for beginners to install Krita 4.4.2 in Ubuntu 20.10, Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 18.04 and Linux Mint 20.1, and older versions.
The latest version of Krita is 4.4.2 and announced with over 300 changes with new features also.
Krita 4.4.2 Changelog
- Mesh Gradients
- Gradient Fill Layer and new Gradient Editor
- Mesh Transform
- Improved Halftone Filter
- New brushes
For Complete Changelog refer to the link
How to Install Krita in Ubuntu / Linux Mint?
3 ways to install Krita in Ubuntu / Linux Mint
- Method 1: Via App Image
- Method 2: Via Official PPA
- Method 3: Via Flatpak
Method 1: Via App Image
Step 1: Download the app image file using the below link
Step 2: Give executable permissions to the file and run using the below command
Method 2: Via Official PPA
Step 1: Add the Official PPA
Step 2: Update the repository & install Krita
Method 3: Via Official Flatpak
Step 1: Install Flatpak if not installed on your system
Refer to the setup steps based on your distribution and install Flatpak on your system.
Step 2: Install Krita using Flatpak
Step 3: Run Krita