July, 2019
Using non-free tools for the good of FOSS

Using non-free tools for the good of FOSS

While I do owe you quite a few weeklies by now, I'm using this Friday afternoon as an opportunity to talk about something important.

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Interview with Pat David at Libre Graphics Meeting 2019

Interview with Pat David at Libre Graphics Meeting 2019

At Libre Graphics Meeting 2019 in Saarbrücken, I had the fun and privilege to do a quick interview with Pat David, founder of Pixls.us and contributor to GIMP. We talked about how his project evolved and where he thinks we are with free/libre photography tools presently.

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Remembering Peter Linnell

Remembering Peter Linnell

Libre Graphics Meeting 2019 kicked off with talks and workshops today, but in some ways, it's not the same as before. Earlier this year, in March, we lost Peter Linnell to cancer. And it's something I want to talk about.

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Week recap — 15 May 2019

Week recap — 15 May 2019

Recent highlights: new version of AzPainter and RawTherapee, GIMP and Krita preparing for respective releases, Blender keeps getting tons of improvements, GSoC 2019 students and projects announced.

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Week recap — 10 April 2019

Week recap — 10 April 2019

Double-week highlights: GIMP 2.10.10 release, better tablets support in Krita, a ton of changes in Blender and FreeCAD, the release of Spring animated movie.

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Week recap — 25 March 2019

Week recap — 25 March 2019

Week highlights: new releases of FontForge, Scribus, darktable, Qtractor, and Radium, upcoming Inkscape hackfest, enhancements in ArmorPaint and Storyboarder, some great work in the video department.

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Week recap — 19 March 2019

Week recap — 19 March 2019

Week highlights: LGM 2019 schedule available, new releases of G'MIC, Milton, and Godot, a technical preview of Krita 4.2.0 with HDR displays support on Windows 10, lots of exciting changes happening in the video department.

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Week recap — 11 March 2019

Week recap — 11 March 2019

Week highlights: new releases of darktable, QCad, Dust3D, and ZynAddSubFX, new features in GIMP, Blender's Grease Pencil, Olive, and VCV Rack, a school in the U.S. is using Krita to teach 5th graders. Warning: there's some graphic content at the end of the Art and Showcases section.

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Week recap — 4 March 2019

Week recap — 4 March 2019

Week highlights: GSoC 2019 organizations announced, a new version of GEGL released, GIMP and Krita get new features, Grease Pencil and Video Sequencer gets updates in Blender.

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Week recap — 25 February 2019

Week recap — 25 February 2019

Week highlights: new features in Krita, GEGL, MyPaint, and Inkscape, new major digiKam release, a week-long workshop in Amsterdam for Blender developers announced, a monthly update from Apertus project on their Axiom camera, official YouTube channel for Ardour available now.

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