OpenArtist bundles programs for creative types

Conclusion

OpenArtist feels like an intelligently constructed online game with a lot to discover and try. Even though not everything works right from the start, you can get most things running with a little bit of problem-solving and handiwork. However, openArtist counts for much more than just creative play. For example, it can be used to repair damaged systems, and it's a good replacement for the stock LTS distribution. By using the repositories, which are for the most part well maintained, you will find the most up-to-date kernels and programs. Because of the large selection of programs, this distribution is perhaps more suited to advanced users.

Infos

  1. openArtist: http://openartisthq.org
  2. "Darktable 1.2" by Karsten Günther, Linux Pro Magazine, September 2013, pg. 74: http://www.linuxpromagazine.com/Issues/2013/154/Darktable-1.2
  3. openArtist download: http://sourceforge.net/projects/openartist/files/openArtist_base_12.04_alpha1.iso

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