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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.

Posts by Shashwat Pant

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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.

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Dreamlinux 3.5: Debian’s goodness, with a revamped user interface and out-of-the-box multimedia support.

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Are your audio files scattered all over your hard disk with missing meta data, leaving you with no easy way to recognise the songs? It’s time you got a bit organised!

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Version 2.6 of The GIMP has recently hit the streets (err… I mean the Web) and we’re taking it for a test drive.

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It’s arguably the most feature and multimedia-rich distro out of the box…and it’s now available in a new avatar. With massive improvements in the software database and in hardware support, the much-hyped Sabayon version 4oh is knocking on your doors.