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Gimp Just stops working!

Gimp is a really cool tool don't get me wrong, but for some reason once i have been logged in for about 10minutes everything ceases to be click-able. I can still minimize and maximize but all the images and icons (tools) don't function anymore plus I can't close the program. Anybody know how to fix this?

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Gimp is an open source free program and certainly it will contain bugs like in your case.

You can help to report it to so that the guys over can improve on it. They need your feedback for further improvement of the programs.

Appreciate if you oblige


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