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3D printing support in CUPS demystified

3D printing support in CUPS demystified

Last week Apple released a new version of CUPS, the default printing system on UNIX and Linux, with what was called “basic support for 3D printers” by pretty much all media, with no details whatsoever. This has already caused some confusion, so we spoke to Michael Sweet and a few other stakeholders about CUPS, the IEEE-PSTO Printer Working Group, and the 3D initiative.

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ArgyllCMS 1.8.0 released with support for SwatchMate Cube colorimeter

ArgyllCMS 1.8.0 released with support for SwatchMate Cube colorimeter

Graeme Gill released a major update of ArgyllCMS with newly added support for two color measurement devices from opposite ends of price and quality spectrum.

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GEGL gets mipmaps, 71 new image processing operations

GEGL gets mipmaps, 71 new image processing operations

GIMP's new image processing engine got its first update in three years, and it's so full of awesome you'd cry and demand GIMP 2.10 released right next to it.

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Krita raises over €33,000 at Kickstarter

Krita raises over €33,000 at Kickstarter

Earlier this week, Krita Foundation successfully raised the money to fund 6 months of work on the increasingly popular free digital painting application for Linux and Windows.

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Introducing Antimony, free graph-based 3D CAD system

Introducing Antimony, free graph-based 3D CAD system

It seems that boxes and noodles are slowly taking over the world. Matt Keeter uses acyclic graphs in Antimony, a free/libre 3D CAD system streamlined for personal manufacturing.

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Synfig Studio 1.0 released

Synfig Studio 1.0 released

Patience is one tough lady: after 13 years in development, free 2D vector-based animation application Synfig Studio finally gets the golden badge of v1.0, delivering a sleigh of improvements and new features.

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Ardour 4 brings sleeker UI, new editing tools, native CoreAudio/ASIO support

Ardour 4 brings sleeker UI, new editing tools, native CoreAudio/ASIO support

Paul Davis et al. released a much anticipated major update of Ardour, free digital audio workstations for Linux, Mac, and, for the first time, Windows.

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FreeCAD 0.15 released, team explores community funding

FreeCAD 0.15 released, team explores community funding

New version of FreeCAD features a great variety of improvements in many workbenches, as well as fancy new things like Occulus Rift support.

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Free pattern making software Valentina 0.3 released

Free pattern making software Valentina 0.3 released

New version of Valentina, free/libre pattern making software for fashion designers features improved output for cutting and design tools enhancements.

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Symmetry painting mode lands to unstable GIMP

Symmetry painting mode lands to unstable GIMP

Earlier this week, Jehan Pagès delivered on his promise to create symmetry painting mode for painting tools in GIMP. The code is now available in a dedicated development branch to be later merged for v2.10.

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