some apps not working on os x lion?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by thunderboltmac, Nov 22, 2011.

  1. thunderboltmac macrumors member

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    some apps (such as gimp) don't work on my late 2011 i7 macbook pro, why?:confused:
     
  2. Michaelgtrusa macrumors 604

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    Gimp has not been updated in more than a year.
     
  3. jackrv macrumors 6502

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    Try upgrading the X11 version on your Mac. Many people have reported problems with X11-based applications in Lion.

    See Here: https://discussions.apple.com/thread/3233478?start=0&tstart=0

    I can't say if this will help fix GIMP for you, but GIMP is definitely X11 based.

    I have seen on forums that people are running GIMP on Lion, also make sure you have the latest version of GIMP.
     

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