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Week recap — 28 October 2018

Week recap — 28 October 2018

Brace yourselves, for this is a long recap! Week highlights: Blender Conference 2018, Materialize source code release, new sK1 2.0 pre-release, lots of tutorials, new online Blender courses, and even more artworks and showcases.

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Week recap — 21 October 2018

Week recap — 21 October 2018

Highlights of the week: Krita fundraiser successfully completed, GIMP team releases GEGL update, Blender Foundation introduces community badges and revamps recurring donations system, Cairo gets much improved PDF backend and variable fonts support.

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Week recap — 14 October 2018

Week recap — 14 October 2018

Week highlights: Microsoft granting access to 60,000+ patents including type design ones, upcoming UI changes in Inkscape, Krita fundraiser and bugfix sprint, mono icons controversy in Blender 2.8 and Grease Pencil improvements, new Shotcut release, and more.

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Week recap — 7 October 2018

Week recap — 7 October 2018

This week’s highlights: new major versions of Valentina and G’MIC, development updates from Blender, Krita, Pencil2D, and FreeCAD, new FreeCAD book, upcoming GodotCon meetup and a new release of the Armory game engine.

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Week recap — 30 September 2018

Week recap — 30 September 2018

Highlights of this week: new releases of Audacity, Krita and Pencil2D, new Blender add-ons, PipeWire project is getting serious about pro audio workflows, and grafikwork dominates the Inkscape/Krita tutorials scene on YouTube.

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Week recap, September 23, 2018

Week recap, September 23, 2018

With so much going on the libre graphics/audio etc. departments, we are now giving you weekly updates of the most important and bizarre things.

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GIMP 2.10 released, what’s up with the new release policy?

GIMP 2.10 released, what’s up with the new release policy?

Six years and several unstable releases since 2.8.0, GIMP 2.10 is out in the wild for the general public.

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Mastering Inkscape in 2018: what’s best among books, courses, and tutorials

Mastering Inkscape in 2018: what’s best among books, courses, and tutorials

As someone who maintains social media accounts for a few free/libre software projects, one of the top questions I keep being asked is how/where to learn using this or that application. So this is an attempt to a definitive guide to various learning resources on Inkscape, free/libre vector graphics editor

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2018 in perspective

2018 in perspective

It's arguable, but by now, it's pretty safe to say that the proverbial year of Linux on the desktop is never happening. But... do we really need it so much? Especially if there an impressive lineup of upcoming libre software releases set for 2018? Let's see what this year is bringing us.

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GIMP is 20 Years Old, What’s Next?

GIMP is 20 Years Old, What’s Next?

This week GIMP celebrates its 20th anniversary. There has been a lot of excitement, but there are also some concerns about the project. Some reasonable, difficult questions have to be addressed. The main one is how the project's going to deal with challenges it's been facing for a while. Let's take a look at some of them.

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