fireman sam (662213)
writes "When gimp 2.6 came out a while back may people did not like the new look empty image window and missing toolbox menu. People complained but the developers said no to adding an option to revert the look and functionality of gimp. But now someone has stepped up and had released a patch against 2.6.8 that reverts to the toolbox menu and removes the empty image window. Gimp classic has been born.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/gimp-classic/"Link to Original Source