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I am a new user of Ubuntu, and to be honest completly new to the whole linux scene. I'm looking to add more brushes to my GIMP program, but I don't know how.

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This is borderline, but you will probably have more success in the Graphic Design SE. We generally only deal with software questions as they directly relate to photographic editing. –  ElendilTheTall Feb 16 '12 at 19:45
    
Are you looking for sources of brushes, or how to install them? –  MikeW Feb 16 '12 at 19:53
    
Or askubuntu.com (another stackexchange network site despite the separate name). –  mattdm Feb 16 '12 at 20:02
    
@MikeW I'm not sure either one of those would be on topic for us though. –  rfusca Feb 16 '12 at 20:11

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To add brushes to Gimp after you have downloaded them and/or opened your Zip file you need to move them to your brush folder(usually found here: C:\Documents and Settings\myusername.gimp-2.6\brushes). After you have done that you simply need to hit refresh in your brush dialog box.

You could read this which also tutorial on installing brushes in Gimp.

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