Gimp - jagged pencil and brush strokes [SOLVED]


I am using Gimp 2.8.14 on Ubuntu 14.04 and a Wacom tablet (Intuos 3 6x8).

My problem is that I cannot make a smooth stroke even when I check the Smooth stroke in the Tool Options panel. When I do that the problem is less evident, but is still there.

I believe the tablet is not the problem because in Krita the problem does not appear.

Exemple of me trying to write my own name with the pencil tool and a stroke with the brush tool:

Here is the link if you cannot see it:

I have already uninstalled Gimp and installed it again and the problem persists.

Can you please give some directions to solve the problem?

Thank you, very much.

10/17/2015 10:39:00 PM

As Michael Schumacher (@MichaelSchumacher) pointed out in his comment, the

View > Snap to Grid

option was turned on and, as a result, interfering with the brush strokes.

Just turn it off and everything is OK.

Do not check the "Smooth stroke" paramenter at the Tool Options panel, because it will slow down your machine a lot. I tried that and, to have the desired result, I put the values at the maximum levels. I could not paint freely after that.

10/17/2015 10:37:00 PM