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GIMP, not so scary

February 15th, 2011
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I have been wanted to change my bad habits and start doing all my image editing using GIMP. I downloaded it several months ago and it has been installed ever since. To be honest I was nervous about spending too much time learning the ins and outs of GIMP.

Well, that fear is gone, almost. I have discovered several GIMP Tutorials that are helping me to learn GIMP much quicker than expected. Have a look for yourself at these tutorials.

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London Stock Exchange in historic Linux go-live

February 14th, 2011
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The move has been billed as one of the LSE's most significant technological developments since the increasing prevalence of electronic trading led to the closure of the traditional exchange floor in 1986. LSE chief executive Xavier Rolet has insisted that the exchange, once a monopoly, will deliver record speed and stable trading in order to fight back against the fast erosion of its dominant market-share by specialist electronic rivals.

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OpenShot Video Editor 1.3.0 Released With New Default Theme, Upload To YouTube Or Vimeo, New 3D Animations

February 14th, 2011
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OpenShot 1.3.0 comes with a new user interface called “Fresh” and finally adds something many of you have requested: stock icons support. The new version also lets you easily upload videos to YouTube or Vimeo.

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Misc from Lxer, Open Souce Applications

Tinycore3.5 comes with improved system boot time and user interface | A 10Mo LinuxOS

February 14th, 2011
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Tinycore3.5 is released, this new release comes with many updates and some improvements, so boot times has been improved with optimization of startup code. Administration improved with deletes of uninstalled ondemand without reboot.
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Misc from Lxer, Open Souce Applications

The Perfect Server – Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) ISPConfig 2

February 1st, 2011
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This tutorial shows how to set up a Debian Squeeze (Debian 6.0) server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall, etc. In the end you should have a system that works reliably, and if you like you can install the free webhosting control panel ISPConfig 2 (i.e., ISPConfig runs on it out of the box).
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