Version 2.6 of Gimp uses the Gegl library, which can display up to 32 bit color depth.
A tutorial on the Gimpusers.com community website gives visitors the lowdown on next generation Gimp features.more »
GIMP Improving digital images with the GNU Image Manipulation ProgramJul 10, 2008
GIMP is great for fixing digital images. We’ll show you how to correct washed-out or under-exposed images and white balance.more »
Graphviz Graph visualization with GraphvizJul 10, 2008
Using drawing tools to manually create graphs and diagrams can be a slow and convoluted process. The Graphviz toolbox offers a faster way. Based on a short text with the information for the graph, Graphviz quickly generates a neat drawing.more »
GIMP: Part 2 Enhance less than perfect images with the GIMPJul 09, 2008
GIMP is a powerful tool for improving digital photos. We’ll explain how to crop pictures, simulate depth of field, and correct perspective.more »
TeXmacs TeXmacs – A convenient layout program for your text documentsJul 09, 2008
If you need to lay out a text document, you can opt for a WYSIWYG application, like OpenOffice, or a genuine layout system such as TeX. TeXmacs combines the advantages of both approaches: premium document quality and intuitive controls.more »
Creating ICC Color Profiles Creating ICC color profiles with Argyll CMSJul 02, 2008
An ICC color profile ensures that an image always looks the same – regardless of the output device. The free Argyll CMS software package lets you create color profiles in Linux.more »
Klaus Knopper is the creator of Knoppix and co-founder of the LinuxTag expo. He currently works as a teacher, programmer, and consultant. If you have a configuration problem, or if you just want to learn more about how Linux works, send your questions to: klaus@linux-magazine. commore »
Nvidia has turned down requests for an Open Source graphics driver.more »
But if you are not using the latest Linux kernel, your system is insecure.
Home routers will give room for custom firmware but still comply with FCC rules
Frank Karlitschek will continue to lead the open source ownCloud project
“Xenial Xerus” comes with a new packages format and several improvements for the enterprise.
Linux users can now download and install the Windows code editor
New initiative will address security and interoperability concerns around container technology.
Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
Windows users will soon have native access to the Bash shell.
Improvements to SMTP will provide better guarantee of confidentiality
Graphics vendor embraces new reality in Linux graphics