My side of the world and story

Sponsored By
Below are readers who have donated to me as a thank you token. If you feel that my post are worth reading, please donate to me at any amount. Thank you.
  • Markp-R
  • Kathy M
  • Russell Gumns
  • Sazali Hassan
  • Evil Monkey
  • Link to me

    Book i read.
    Friday, April 07, 2006
    Switching art students to GNU/Linux.
    This is a great article about getting those art to work at the lowest cost you can imagine on Ubuntu GNU/Linux. Recently, a new friend of mine asked me about graphic, web editing etc in GNU/Linux.

    The next step was to determine which applications I'd use. For digital painting and image editing tools to replace Photoshop and Painter, the GIMP was the obvious choice. Krita is gaining some interesting painting capabilities, and next year I think I'll teach that too.

    For a vector graphics design program to replace FreeHand, the choices included Skencil, Inkscape, Sodipodi, and's Draw. I chose Inkscape because I especially liked its user interface and features such as Tile Clones. As a side benefit, Inkscape's Help menu offers tutorials that are concise, useful, and inspiring.

    For a page layout program to substitute for QuarkXpress, I considered Scribus and Passepartout. Scribus seemed to be in a much more mature stage of development, so it seemed to be the better choice. At the time I overlooked Cenon, and I haven't investigated it much since, but Scribus has worked well.

    To replace Dreamweaver, I reviewed Bluefish, Nvu, and Screem, but I chose Quanta Plus because I liked its user interface and its project management features. - via NewsForge.

    Who said we can have fun with GNU/Linux? Come on, if you can't run em' WINE em'. So Adlan, i hope you can deeply think about installing Ubuntu GNU/Linux on your box eh.
    posted by Jamloceng @ 12:17 PM  
    About Me
    Author: About me
    Contact: me
    Add to: Yahoo
    Subcribe to: Newsgator
    Subcribe to: Rojo
    My: NewsBurst
    Disclaimer: Creative Commons
    Previous Post
    As seen on