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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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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