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 »
Gimp Scripting Writing GIMP scriptsFeb 28, 2005
Many users turn to GIMP for pictures in the window, but some may not realize GIMP also has scripting capabilities that allow you to automate recurring tasks. The Python scripting language is a useful alternative to the GIMP’s integrated Lisp dialect.more »
GIMP 2.2 What’s New in GIMP 2.2Feb 28, 2005
The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is often called the premium open source image manipulation project. Version 2.0 was released in February 2004, and now GIMP 2.2 is available. This article looks at GIMP’s progress over the past year.more »
Linux for Layout: Preparing for Print Templates and PDFs in ScribusJan 31, 2005
In this final part of our three-part series ,we’ll put the finishing touches on our Linux newspaper. You’ll learn how to generate a PDF,and you’ll find out what a real pre-press professional thinks about our project.more »
Panoramas Perfect Panoramas with Hugin, Enblend, and Autopano-SIFTJan 31, 2005
You can create a pleasing image by aligning multiple landscapes to form a panorama. But the alignment can be tricky, especially if the individual photos do not match.Tools like Hugin,Enblend,and Autopano-SIFT help you create that perfect seamless panorama.more »
deskTOPia 3D Tools for the DesktopJan 31, 2005
Command line programs do what they are supposed to do but in a very
unspectacular way. If you prefer a more sophisticated look and feel,you’ll find
a 3D alternative for almost every task.This article examines some of the most
interesting 3D tools for the desktop.more »
Linux for Layout: Newspaper with Scribus More professional layout with ScribusDec 31, 2004
In part two of this three-part series,Jason Walsh gets to some details on laying out a newspaper in Scribus.You’ll also learn about managing those tricky CMYK graphics files.more »
Founder of ownCloud launches the Nextcloud project.
Will The Machine change the way future programmers think about memory?
The new Torus distributed storage system is available under an open source license on GitHub
Juries decides Google’s use of Java APIs Was Fair Use
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.