Archive for October, 2008

More on Gimp 2.6

Stan -

Now that I’ve used Gimp 2.6 a little here’s my first dislike. By default all the ‘Utility’ windows, what was the Toolbox, layers and Brushes,Patterns etc dialogues, are on top by default. So any image window that is larger than the gap between them is behind these dialogues ergo you don’t see all of your [...]

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Gimp 2.6 – A Backward Step?

Stan -

OK, it’s taken me a while to get around to looking at the new Gimp and my first impression was disappointment! The Toolbox menu has gone and with it the Xtns menu! It took me a little while but I’ve found the inhabitants of the X’d Xtns menu and File menu. ‘Buttons’, ‘Logos’, ‘Patterns’ and [...]

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Who Else Wants Free Open Source Software For Windows?

Stan -

Free? Can’t be any good then! Wrong! The quality, availability and range of free open source software for windows is excellent and rivals, if not betters some commercial software. So what kind of software is available? Just about anything you can think of. I don’t intend to list all that’s available because it would take [...]

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Blog Posts and Videos – Bee in my Bonnet!

Stan -

Not so long ago people were complaining about how they got too much email and how it distracted them from getting on with the things they needed to do. Join a few lists, as we all must do and you inevitably get bombarded with lotsa emails. Some of the people who were complaining about the [...]

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