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Ubuntu Studio 12.10 a user review

I have an old Asus 17″ laptop which I use mostly for testing purposes and the other day I installed UbuntuStudio 12.10 on it. UbuntuStudio is supposed to be the complete and all around multi media creative suite. It comes … Continue reading

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Enlarging photos – Gimp vs. Photoshop vs. Qimage – REVISITED

I have decided to revisit my old post about enlarging photos with Gimp vs. Photoshop and Qimage since I found out there is a better way to enlarge photos, albeit more CPU heavy, in Gimp. In my old post I enlarged … Continue reading

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Sigma Photo Pro on Linux and color profiling

When I first started my little Linux journey or better say Linux experiment in may 2011, I set a few goals. My intention was to see if I could switch my photographic work entirely over to Open Source programs. I … Continue reading

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System76 vs Apple IMac: price vs specification

A friend of mine talked to me the other day about buying a computer for professional video editing and was just wondering about how accomplished Linux is in that regard. Although I am more confident to talk about Linux and … Continue reading

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Enlarging photos – Gimp vs. Photoshop vs. Qimage –

  One thing I have to do more often then not is enlarge my digital prints for printing. Unlike with traditional film which you can scan on a flatbed scanner and get incredible resolution for printing, I have to use … Continue reading

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I have been buzy

Yes it has been a long time since I bloged and the reson for it is a happy one. My daughter was born june 29th. So running a home with a new born and a 2 year old is full … Continue reading

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Parliament in Iceland

There was a report in Iceland not long ago about how much cost the Icelandic parliament spends on paper printing and copying, which is about $236.000 a year. The report asked the question why not buy an Ipad for every … Continue reading

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