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The author is a FOSS/hardware enthusiast who likes to review software and tweak his hardware for optimum performance. He is interested in Python/Qt programming, and fond of benchmarking the latest FOSS distros and software.
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Grub, also known as GR and Unified Bootloader, has been the main boot loader for many Linux distributions. Grub was initially released as a …

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Sports and technology have always been tied together in one way or another. With the miniaturisation of technology and increased functionality, it is now …

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GNOME’s latest desktop avatar hasn’t really excited most users. The GNOME team has, therefore, put together a number of extensions to make the desktop …

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Sintel, the fourth open movie from the Blender Foundation, is out. Building on the success of its previous open movie projects, this release has …

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The GIMP version 2.6 was released two years back, and it’s time for us to embrace a new development series of the GIMP. Dubbed …

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Touted as one of the most prominent burning suite for Windows, Nero didn’t stand back when Linux is concerned either. Following their trend of providing unblemished Burning suite for Linux, Nero recently updated their Linux offering and introduced a new version tagged as Nero 4.

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The third article in our series on the GIMP will guide you through Toolbox, and help you to work with the various tools featured in it.

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Welcome to the second installation of The GIMP tutorials. In this issue, we will try to understand the most crucial part of image editing—layers. Describing layers in words is pretty arduous.

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Let’s take XBMC for a test drive to discover its media-playing as well as media centre capabilities.

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GIMP is a great tool, but many of us don’t even know how to get started with it. So let’s get a grip on this powerful image manipulation tool, beginning with its user interface.