Peter,

Go to my website (www.partha.com), download the zipfile and unzip. Run
McGimp. If you have issues, let me know.

Thanks,
Partha

On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 1:59 PM, Peter Giardina <pjgiard...@hargray.com> wrote:
> I wasn't bragging when I mentioned how long I had been using Macs. Even
> though I have been using Macs for a long time, I am unfamiliar with
> Terminal. I tried to follow your instructions with no result. But I finally
> did get some result. Here is what I received:
>
>    Last login: Mon Aug 17 13:52:22 on ttys001
>    Macintosh:~ dorisgiardina$ /Applications/Gimp.app/Contents/MacOS/Gimp
>    Setting up environment...
>    Enabling internal Python...
>    Launching GIMP...
>    Cannot spawn a message bus without a machine-id: Unable to load
>    /var/lib/dbus/machine-id or /etc/machine-id: Failed to open file
>    '/var/lib/dbus/machine-id': No such file or directory
>    Aug 17 13:53:29 Macintosh.local Gimp-bin[2445] <Error>: The function
>    ‘CGFontGetGlyphPath’ is obsolete and will be removed in an upcoming
>    update. Unfortunately, this application, or a library it uses, is
>    using this obsolete function, and is thereby contributing to an
>    overall degradation of system performance.
>    Aug 17 13:53:29 Macintosh.local Gimp-bin[2445] <Error>: The function
>    ‘CGFontGetGlyphPaths’ is obsolete and will be removed in an upcoming
>    update. Unfortunately, this application, or a library it uses, is
>    using this obsolete function, and is thereby contributing to an
>    overall degradation of system performance.
>
> Hope this is what you are looking for.
>
>
>
>
> On 8/17/15 1:29 PM, Pat David wrote:
>>
>> Ok, what I would try next is to run the app through terminal to see if any
>> debug/error information is output to the console.
>>
>> Open terminal.
>> Navigate to the applications directory:
>>
>> >cd /Applications
>>
>> Then run the GIMP app from the terminal:
>>
>> >./Gimp.app/Contents/MacOS/Gimp
>>
>> Copy everything that is output on the terminal from that, and send it
>> here.
>>
>> On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 12:12 PM Peter Giardina <pjgiard...@hargray.com
>> <mailto:pjgiard...@hargray.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     I tried what you suggested. Before I describe what happened, let
>>     me explain that I already have set system preferences, Security &
>>     Privacy, to allow apps downloaded from anywhere. With that said,
>>     here's what happened when I followed your instructions. The app
>>     opened, but not actually. That is, the bar at the top of the
>>     screen says GIMP, but the bar is grayed back. When I click on
>>     'file' it does provide a drop down menu. Then I try to open a new
>>     project and nothing happens. So that is where it stands right now.
>>     I have also tried to open the app by double clicking on a file
>>     that was created in GIMP, but it will not launch the program.
>>
>>     I know this must all sound very confusing. I have been using Macs
>>     for about 25 years and I have never experienced anything like this.
>>
>>     Thanks for your help.
>>
>>
>>     Peter
>>
>>
>>     On 8/17/15 12:16 PM, Pat David wrote:
>>>
>>>     So, Yosemite has a "feature" that will automatically _not_ run
>>>     apps that are from an 'unidentified' developer.  This is
>>>     _possibly_ what's happening here.
>>>
>>>     https://support.apple.com/kb/PH18657?locale=en_US
>>>
>>>     So let's try this first:
>>>
>>>     Using Finder, go to where you have the app (Applications
>>>     folder).  Use Finder, not Launcher to get there.  Hold "Control"
>>>     and click on the app icon, and choose "Open" from the shortcut
>>>     menu.  That should set the app as a exclusion to this policy.     The
>>> app _should_ open now.
>>>
>>>     Try that and report back.
>>>
>>>     On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 11:10 AM Peter Giardina
>>>     <pjgiard...@hargray.com <mailto:pjgiard...@hargray.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>         I understand that you want to pick one install, but let me
>>>         explain what is happening.
>>>
>>>         I first tried to use the install by Simone Karin Lehmann at
>>>         lisanet.de <http://lisanet.de>, because of the add-ons.
>>>         However, when I click on 'download' it goes to SourceForge. I
>>>         have read what was written about SourceForge on your site so
>>>         that doesn't seem like a good option.
>>>
>>>         When I click on _Download GIMP 2.8 from gimp.org
>>>         <http://gimp.org>_ for the torrent install, I receive the
>>>         following file:
>>>
>>> _http://download.gimp.org/pub/gimp/v2.8/osx/gimp-2.8.14.dmg.torrent_
>>>         (7 KB). When I try to open this link I get this message:
>>>         Safari can’t open the file “gimp-2.8.14.dmg-4.torrent”
>>>         because no available application can open it.
>>>
>>>         So then I am left with clicking on: "If the torrent download
>>>         doesn't work, you can also follow _this link_." Clicking on
>>>         'this link' does download the following file:
>>>         gimp-2.8.14.dmg. I then open this file and it produces a file
>>>         called, GIMP.app. I then drag that file into the Applications
>>>         folder, and double click the icon to open the app. Instead of
>>>         the app being opened, nothing happens.
>>>
>>>         So, where do we go from here?
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>         On 8/17/15 11:21 AM, Pat David wrote:
>>>>
>>>>         Just putting this back on the user list for visibility
>>>>         (please remember to "reply all" to make sure it gets to
>>>>         everyone).
>>>>
>>>>         So, which one are you downloading to attempt to install?
>>>> Let's pick a single one to keep things simple for the moment.
>>>>
>>>>         When you get the .dmg file, can you drag the app into a
>>>>         simple location, like your desktop?  Then try to launch the
>>>>         app from there.  What happens when you try to launch it?
>>>>
>>>>         On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 10:18 AM Peter Giardina
>>>>         <pjgiard...@hargray.com <mailto:pjgiard...@hargray.com>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>             Hi, Pat!
>>>>
>>>>             Thank you for your response. I'll try to answer your
>>>>             questions.
>>>>
>>>>             I am attempting to install by going to gimp.org
>>>>             <http://gimp.org> and then clicking on the orange
>>>>             'download' button. I then clicked on the following links
>>>>             on the 'downloads' page.
>>>>
>>>>                     Native builds
>>>>
>>>>                     Currently there are two main installers:
>>>>
>>>>                     A GIMP 2.8 DMG installer by Sven Claussner,
>>>>                     stock GIMP build without any add-ons. It works
>>>>                     on OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and later. Just open
>>>>                     the downloaded DMG and drag and drop GIMP into
>>>>                     your "Applications" folder.
>>>>
>>>>                     Download GIMP 2.8 from gimp.org
>>>>                     <http://gimp.org> . If the torrent download
>>>>                     doesn't work, you can also follow this link.
>>>>                     A build by Simone Karin Lehmann, with some extra
>>>>                     plug-ins and changes.
>>>>
>>>>                     Download GIMP 2.8 from lisanet.de
>>>>                     <http://lisanet.de>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>             On one occasion, I thought I had downloaded the program
>>>>             successfully, but after it was opened it would not
>>>>             respond, i.e. I could not open a new project. Since it
>>>>             was not working properly, I have uninstalled the program.
>>>>
>>>>             I am not seeing any error messages while trying to install.
>>>>
>>>>             I am still running OS X Yosemite, version 10.10.4.
>>>>
>>>>             I do not recall which install was on the computer before.
>>>>
>>>>             I hope this helps. If necessary, I will try to provide
>>>>             any other additional information.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>             Thanks for your help,
>>>>
>>>>             Peter
>>>>
>>>>             On 8/17/15 11:01 AM, Pat David wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>             Hi Peter!
>>>>>
>>>>>             It's hard for us to diagnose how best to help you
>>>>>             without more information.
>>>>>
>>>>>             How are you attempting to re-install it, and what is
>>>>>             happening that is preventing it from working?
>>>>>             What, if any, error are you seeing while trying to install?
>>>>>             Are you still on OSX Yosemite?  If not, which version?
>>>>>
>>>>>             Which install did you previously have on your machine?
>>>>>
>>>>>             On Mon, Aug 17, 2015 at 9:56 AM Peter Giardina
>>>>>             <pjgiard...@hargray.com
>>>>>             <mailto:pjgiard...@hargray.com>> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>                 I previously had GIMP installed on my Mac (OS X
>>>>>                 Yosemite, version
>>>>>                 10.10.4) and it was running perfectly. However, due
>>>>>                 to a set of
>>>>>                 circumstances with the Mac (I don't believe they
>>>>>                 were related to GIMP)
>>>>>                 the program began running poorly, if at all. I then
>>>>>                 uninstalled GIMP and
>>>>>                 attempted to reinstall it. However, I have not been
>>>>>                 able to do so. Also,
>>>>>                 since uninstalling GIMP, the problem with the
>>>>>                 computer has been fixed. I
>>>>>                 have tried both installers recommended on the
>>>>>                 'downloads' page of your site.
>>>>>
>>>>>                 Please help with how I can successfully install
>>>>>                 GIMP. I like this
>>>>>                 program a lot, and would like to be able to
>>>>>                 continue using it.
>>>>>
>>>>>                 Thanks for your help,
>>>>>
>>>>>                 Peter Giardina
>>>>>
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