Eleven is Louder summarizes what office suites are available for us that are open souce software. Of course it has OpenOffice.org in the list. However, it reminds us that Lotus Symphony does exist and that there are other suites like the GNOME Office Suite as well as the KDE Office Suite. I’ve tried using the GNOME Office Suite before but for the sake of compatibility I am using OpenOffice.org especially because I have to collaborate with co-workers on documents. I know that OpenOffice.org is commonly included in various Linux distributions and this blog entry shows you … [Read More]
I’ve been thinking about editing some of my pictures in GIMP and I’ve seen the brushes in Photoshop which could be used for cute effects. Photoshop brush envy?
Yes, I have it. And I am glad that it’s possible to use them in GIMP. (Cheers for GIMP!) This is possible with GIMP from version 2.4 onwards. eHow.com’s guide to using Photoshop brushes in GIMP is pretty straightforward. It teaches you to look for the version of GIMP you’re using then installing the brushes you’ve downloaded. For my trial, I got some brushes from DeviantArt … [Read More]