Tiling in GIMP Creating a seamless, tileable texture in GIMPAug 31, 2005
Graphic artists often face the problem of turning a photograph into an image that will tile over a larger surface. This task is not as easy as it sounds, but if you’re up for the challenge, this tutorial will give you a first-hand look at some advanced tools in the GIMP toolkit.more »
Celestia Touring the galaxy with CelestiaAug 31, 2005
Space, the final frontier, is a bit too expensive for a short vacation. If a trip to the moon is beyond your budget, why not try Celestia, a free program that brings the galaxy to the comfort of your home.more »
DeskTOPia: JWM JWM Window ManagerJul 31, 2005
JWM is a window manager for Linux users who demand an efficient GUI and are not afraid to fire up an editor to get it. If this sounds like the kind of tool you are looking for, read on to discover more about JWM.more »
Metapixel Photomosaics with MetapixelJul 31, 2005
If you're looking for more than a convention tile design, try Metapixel, a free tool that creates attractive photomosaics from a collection of digital images.more »
Inkscape Vector Graphics Vector graphics with InkscapeJun 30, 2005
When it comes to drawing with the computer, professionals often opt for vector graphics. Inkscape brings the power of vector graphics to Linux users. Our workshop demonstrates how to use the program.more »
Command Line: CD Images mkisofs, mount, md5sumMay 31, 2005
Before you burn a data CD in Linux, you need an ISO image – mkisofs
helps you create an Iso image. To save disks, you might like to check
the image before you burn it with md5sum.more »
KDE Image Menu (Kim) Converting images with KimApr 30, 2005
With a Konqueror-integrated service menu called Kim, you can modify and manipulate image files through a handy context menu.more »
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Developers can use RHEL as a development platform without a subscription fee.
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