Preview: Gimp 2.6 Uses Gegl

Jul 15, 2008

Version 2.6 of Gimp uses the Gegl library, which can display up to 32 bit color depth.

A tutorial on the community website gives visitors the lowdown on next generation Gimp features.

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GIMP Improving digital images with the GNU Image Manipulation Program

Jul 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.

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Graphviz Graph visualization with Graphviz

Jul 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.

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GIMP: Part 2 Enhance less than perfect images with the GIMP

Jul 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.

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TeXmacs TeXmacs – A convenient layout program for your text documents

Jul 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.

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Creating ICC Color Profiles Creating ICC color profiles with Argyll CMS

Jul 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.

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Jun 30, 2008

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. com

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Nvidia Says No to Open Source Driver

Jun 25, 2008

Nvidia has turned down requests for an Open Source graphics driver.

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