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What Is Open Source Software, and Why Does It Matter?

Geeks often describe programs as being “open source” or “free software.” If you’re wondering exactly what these terms mean and why they matter, read on. (No, “free software” doesn’t always just mean that you can download it for free.)

Whether a program is open-source or not doesn’t just m
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The state of Linux graphic design tools in 2019 - A candid review test by a professional designer for work-readiness

This was a test by a designer who is not a software developer, and mostly uses Adobe software on a Macbook. The question he was seeking to answer with this investigation wasn't just how good is open source design software, but also could he use it to do his job every day?

He has some interesting observations and I would really like to have seen him include Krita.


#graphicdesign #foss #opensource


That's sort of the ultimate test, right?

Gosh, yes, thid Gee-Whizzy Bang tech is cool. But, can I get any work done with it, and does it make me more efficient?

It's nice that people are asking that question.

Certainly Blender's trajectory has been can't win'em your money for the hardware

We conducted this survey last year to focus our efforts on user needs. The survey is open again for 2018! We would like to hear from you as we get ready to release new viewers focused on Open Simulator. Thanks again to all those who participated last year and for those who participate this year. :) Please share the survey widely so we hear from many voices! Here is the link: #infinitemetaversealliance #virtualworlds #virtualreality #opensimulator #opensource