I have been watching the list talking about Gimp 2. and would like to try it.
Good luck :)
1. Am using Mandrake 9.1, and will use rpmdrake, will these Rpm's be suitable for it?
I'm not sure.
2. If they are suitable, is there any particular order I should install them in?
I know when I was running an RPM based system, I used to try to install the last one first, get the list of dependencies, and install them in order until things worked. That's not an optimal solution :)
The approximate order of installation should be
glib atk fontconfig pango gtk gimp gimp-docs
3. Do I need to install the Rpm's marked as devel. e.g. atk-devel-1.6.0-1.i386.rpm ?
Not unless you plan on compiling the GIMP from source. Nor do you need automake or autoconf, unless you plan to build from CVS.
4. Do I need to remove any files relating to the version I am now using? I have read on this list that the 2 versions will co-exist.
You don't need to remove anything. It is possible that your packaging system won't like having 2 versions of the GIMP installed, but IIRC there is a way to force RPM to install a new copy alongside the old one, rather than have it replace it.
Hope this helps,
-- Dave Neary [EMAIL PROTECTED]
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