GIMP: Part 2 Enhance less than perfect images with the GIMPJul 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.more »
TeXmacs TeXmacs – A convenient layout program for your text documentsJul 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.more »
Creating ICC Color Profiles Creating ICC color profiles with Argyll CMSJul 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.more »
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. commore »
Nvidia has turned down requests for an Open Source graphics driver.more »
Custom Text in GIMP Creating custom text effects in GIMPJun 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.more »
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.more »
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.more »
MSBuild is now just another GitHub project as Redmond continues its path to the light.
Malware could pass data and commands between disconnected computers without leaving a trace on the network.
New rules emphasize collegiality in coding.
Upstart lands in the dust bin as a new era begins for Linux.
HP's annual Cyber Risk report offers a bleak look at the state of IT.
But what do the big numbers really mean?
.NET Core execution engine is the basis for cross-platform .NET implementations.
The Xnote trojan hides itself on the target system and will launch a variety of attacks on command.
Spammers go low-volume, and 90% of IE browsers are unpatched.
Adobe scrambles to release patches for vulnerable Flash Player.