Gimp doesn't start

Christoph Kukulies kuku at
Wed Nov 28 18:06:20 UTC 2018

Thanks to all. It works.

sudo port uninstall gimp
sudo port reclaim
sudo port install gimp +quartz -x11

did the job and the app starts fine from the launcher view.


> Am 28.11.2018 um 11:26 schrieb Riccardo Mottola <riccardo.mottola at>:
> Hi,
> Vincent Habchi wrote:
>> Nah. This is not X11 related but Cocoa-. It means the underlying handling code for some UI elements is missing, which is rather strange.
>> When you launch GIMP, do you (briefly) see the X11 icon popping up?
>> Did you installed GTK3 with the +quartz variant too?
> I would suggest installing gimp by using "+quartz -x11" so that you don't get some of the dependencies built as X11.
> Maybe uninstall gimp, do port reclaim, then retry.
> Riccardo

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