Installing important missing packages on Ubuntu 9.04 Jaunty

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englishAs MyPaint(painting application), Pencil (animation application) and Sakura (light, GTK tabbed terminal) are missing on Ubuntu 9.04 (test version) and thant only this version can boot in 64 bits on my Atom 330, I’ve installed from sources these three great pieces of software. For older Ubuntu version (32 or 64bits), GetDeb contain packages for them (MyPaint and Pencil)

Deb package I generated for ubunutu-9.04-alpha6 (amd64/x86_64), Pencil is on only a binary, no package for mypaint 0.7.0:

x86 version:


Install dependencies:

sudo apt-get install build-essential g++ scons swig python2.6-dev libglib2.0-dev python-numpy-dev

Get MyPaint sources:


And compile/install it

tar xf mypaint-0.6.0.tar.bz2 && cd mypaint-0.6.0

# work with all version including

# git version

scons # (scons -j4 to compile using the 4 Atom330 cores in parallel).

sudo scons prefix=/usr install

An entry is added on menu, but there is to search manually its icon.

I just discovered in link on Mypaint site Drawpile another painting tool that allow several painters to work together by network. I don’t why for, but the stylus pressure is not managed on this tool on my computer.


Install dependencies

sudo apt-get install qt4-qmake libqt4-dev libming-dev

Get Pencil sources:


(The SVN version actually krach).

Compile then install :

unzip -x

cd pencil-0.4.4b-source/


make # (make -j4 to compile using the 4 Atom330 cores in parallel).

cp Pencil /usr/bin

Then add the menu entry by hand (or launch it using terminal) : Pencil


sudo apt-get install cmake libgtk2.0-dev libvte-dev

cd /tmp/ wget

In /usr/local

cmake . && sudo make install

Or in /usr

cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr . && sudo make install

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