Command Line: CD Images mkisofs, mount, md5sumJun 01, 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 KimMay 01, 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 scriptsMar 01, 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 2.2Mar 01, 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 ScribusFeb 01, 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-SIFTFeb 01, 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 DesktopFeb 01, 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 »
New flaw in an old encryption scheme leaves the experts scrambling to disable SSL 3
Lennart Poettering wants to change the way Linux developers talk to each other.
Enterprise giant frees itself from ink and home PCs (and visa versa).
Mozilla’s product think tank sinks silently into history.
TODO group will focus on open source tools in large-scale environments.
New tool will look like GParted but support a wider range of storage technologies.
New public key pinning feature will help prevent man-in-the-middle attacks.
Carnegie Mellon researchers say 3 million pages could fall down the phishing hole in the next year.
The US government rolls new best-practice rules for protecting SSH.