Custom Text in GIMP Creating custom text effects in GIMP

Jun 19, 2008

GIMP offers plenty of options for creating custom text effects. We'll show you how to sweeten your text with bold outlines, tasty color, 3D effects, curves, and more.

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X Server without Root Privileges?

May 15, 2008

Red Hat's David Airlie reports in his blog that a simple hack allowed him to develop an X server without root privileges in the course of just one afternoon.

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Flash and Moonlight News

May 15, 2008

New releases of the two competing Web technologies, Flash and Silverlight, have just become available. While version 10 of the new Flash Player runs on three platforms, the Silverlight implementation, Moonlight, is designed exclusively for Linux systems.

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Album Shaper Managing photo collections with Album Shaper

Apr 30, 2008

Digicams almost completely replaced legacy cameras, and now Album Shaper offers a replacement for photo albums.

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X.org: Flicker-Free Boot by Migrating Mode Settings

Apr 21, 2008

The X.org developers are working on moving a less prominent component from userspace to kernel space: mode setting controls.

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VIA Promotes Driver Development

Apr 09, 2008

Chip manufacturer VIA has announced a strategic Open Source initiative for Linux driver development.

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Driver Patch Reduces ATI Graphics Power Consumption

Apr 07, 2008

ATI graphics cards have become more and more interesting for Linux developers ever since the manufacture released the sources. The latest drive has released power management functions that have previously been neglected on Linux.

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Initial Qt 4.4 Release Candidate

Apr 04, 2008

The new version includes Webkit and Phonon as part of the cross-platform library for graphical user interfaces. Trolltech has asked developers to test the RC.

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