Quoth Chad Perrin on Monday, 16 May 2011:
> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 11:14:49AM -0700, Chip Camden wrote:
> > 
> > Yes, that seems to be the sticking point.  The only option appears to be
> > doing without gimp, gnumeric, and dia, which all depend upon libgnomeui.
> > Any Gnome-free alternatives out there?
> I don't use anything like gnumeric or dia, generally, but an alternative
> to GIMP is Cinepaint.  I don't *think* it requires libgnomeui.  It has
> some, err, "quirks", but they're trade-offs rather than pure negatives,
> because Cinepaint does a number of things better than the GIMP.  Among
> the things it does better are start and operate quickly; where the GIMP
> often takes an interminably long time to do simple things (like open an
> image), Cinepaint is pretty snappy by comparison.  The interface is
> occasionally a bit glitchy, though.
> -- 
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

Looks like cinepaint doesn't have any GNOME dependencies, and also no HAL
dependency.  Now if I can just learn how to do everything I know how to
do in GIMP, I'll be set for that piece.

I don't use dia very often (it's for diagrams).  Gnumeric I use more
frequently (for spreadsheets).  I hate having to start up that monolithic
libreoffice just to do a spreadsheet, but that would be a HAL-free alternative.

Thanks to everyone who has responded so far.

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