Jack Rammsdell@Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:30 pm :
Not gimp, but Pixel http://everlong-design.com/design/pixel-a-photoshop-alternative/

Multi-platform advanced photo editing comparable to photoshop, can't wait to see how my ps3 works with this under ubuntu

although it's not freeware, it's only $38 currently and is very much more affordable than photoshop.

CrimsonHead@Posted: Wed Jan 09, 2008 5:51 pm :
Cool thanks I'll have to check it out, I've been pretty happy with Gimp and PSP up to now, but I'm always looking out for something that may be better.