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[Closed] GIMP on CD doesn't work

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[Closed] GIMP on CD doesn't work

The page for GIMP portable states that it can easily be run from a CD by just running it once and then burning it to CD. This doesn't work though, because GIMP can't get a functional swap file with this method. I tried changing the path of the swap file to a Desktop folder in "preferences" but it just makes an absolute path that doesn't work across computers. I also tried messing with gimprc but I can't find a way to create a relative path swap file for multiple users/computers. When I run GIMP, it always seems to interpret the gimprc swap path as relative to the GIMP install on the CD. I'm using windows 7.

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No Longer Supported

As apps have grown more complex and optical drives are being left off most machines, we no longer maintain read-only functionality in our launchers. As specific apps lose the ability to work in that fashion, we mark them as no longer working/supported. If a developer is interested, we will accept patches to get specific apps working again, though.

Sometimes, the impossible can become possible, if you're awesome!

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OK, thanks!

OK, thanks!

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