Chapter 30. Office Graphics and Art (Just Call Me Leonardo)

Oddly enough, applications allowing users to work with graphics are among some of the most highly developed in the world. To see the truth in this rather bold statement, turn your eyes to Hollywood. Such blockbusters as "Titanic," "Star Trek: Nemesis," "Shrek," and others use Linux and Linux clusters to create the complex special effects.

In terms of graphical design and photo editing, your Linux system comes with one of the most powerful, flexible, and easy-to-use packages there is—regardless of what OS you are running. It's called the GIMP, and I'll be introducing you to its features a little later in this chapter.

Then we have digital cameras. In the world of your old OS, you needed ...

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