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Kubuntu Linux 11.10 for digital painting

http://www.davidrevoy.com

David Revoy describes his experiences with using Kubuntu Linux with KDE desktop and software for doing his professional graphic design work.

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Khronos Releases Final WebGL 1.0 Specification

http://www.khronos.org

The Khronos Group today released the final WebGL 1.0 specification to enable hardware-accelerated 3D graphics in HTML5 Web browsers without the need for plug-ins. WebGL defines a JavaScript binding to OpenGL ES 2.0 to allow rich 3D graphics within a browser on any platform supporting the industry-standard OpenGL or OpenGL ES graphics APIs.

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AMD Releases Cayman (Radeon HD 9600) Documentation

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD has put out their first public documentation concerning their Radeon HD 6900 "Cayman" series graphics processors. This 492 page document describes the Cayman instruction set architecture. We have also received an update at Phoronix from AMD concerning the Radeon HD 6900 series open-source support under Linux.

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AMD Puts Out Radeon HD 6000 Open-Source Driver

http://linux.slashdot.org

AMD has just released their open-source driver for the Radeon HD 6000 series graphics cards (sans the Cayman GPUs) with KMS, 2D, and 3D acceleration.

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AMD Releases Open-Source Drivers for ATI Radeon HD 5000 Series

http://www.phoronix.com

AMD continues to abide by their commitment to provide open-source support for their graphics cards and as proof of that this afternoon they have released their initial hardware acceleration code that supports the ATI Radeon HD 5000 "Evergreen" family of graphics processors.

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A line in the sand for graphics drivers

https://lwn.net

Support for certain classes of hardware has often been problematic for the Linux kernel, and 3D graphics chips have tended to be at the top of the list. Over the last few years, through a combination of openness at Intel and AMD/ATI and reverse engineering for NVIDIA, the graphics problem has mostly been solved - for desktop systems.

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OpenGL 4.1 Specification Released

http://www.khronos.org

The OpenGL 4.1 specification has been defined by the OpenGL ARB (Architecture Review Board) working group at Khronos, and includes the GLSL 4.10 update to the OpenGL Shading language and is accompanied by a number of extensions introducing cutting-edge functionality to the OpenGL standard.

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Renaming Photos with digiKam

http://scribblesandsnaps.wordpress.com

Giving your photos meaningful names makes it significantly easier to keep tabs on them. Of course, renaming each and every photo by hand is not particularly practical, especially if you take dozens or even hundreds of photos each day. This is when digiKam’s Rename feature can come in rather handy.

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The Direction Of Intel Graphics With Fedora 13 Alpha

http://www.phoronix.com

Fedora 13 Alpha was released yesterday with a plethora of new features and updated packages for this Red Hat Linux distribution. Each Fedora release always pulls in the very latest Linux graphics code.

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Why you should use OpenGL and not DirectX/Direct3D

http://blog.wolfire.com

It's common geek wisdom that standards-based websites, for instance, trounce Silverlight, Flash, or ActiveX. Cross-platform development is laudable and smart. No self-respecting geek enjoys dealing with closed-standard Word documents or Exchange servers. What kind of bizarro world is this where engineers are not only going crazy over Microsoft's latest proprietary API, but actively denouncing its open-standard competitor?

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digiKam 1.0.0 Released - Manage Photos Like a Professional

http://www.digikam.org

The new version of free and open source photo management app brings lots of new features. For example: metadata tags filtering can be customized, metadata templates, batch queue manager, first run assistant, database statistics dialog, support for wavelets image file format PGF, OpenStreetMap support in Geolocation panels, new color management...

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Free ATI Radeon driver more popular than non-free Catalyst driver

http://www.phoronix.com

This is the first year that there were more people using the open-source ATI driver (through the xf86-video-ati DDX driver) than AMD's official Catalyst (fglrx) driver! There were 3,117 counts for xf86-video-ati, 2,770 for the Catalyst driver, and then 1,185 installations still using the xf86-video-radeonhd driver.

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Cool Computer Tricks - Interesting Optical Illusions!

http://linuxshellaccount.blogspot.com

This post is devoted to the art of spacing out and letting your eyes play tricks on you :)

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Download Inkscape 0.47 Pre-Release

http://webupd8.blogspot.com

Inkscape 0.47 pre-release is now available for download. In case you do not know, Inkscape is an Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.

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Free Software Graphics Meeting in Brussels

http://ospublish.constantvzw.org

"Next spring, the fifth Libre Graphics Meeting (LGM) will take place in Brussels, Belgium. In May 2010, users and developers of free software graphics gather in the European capital for the collective sharing of creativity, innovation and ideas..."

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