Using the Red Hat Printer Configuration Window

If you are using Fedora, RHEL, or other Red Hat-sponsored systems, you can use the Printer Configuration window to set up your printers. In fact, I recommend that you use it instead of CUPS Web administration because the resulting printer configuration files are tailored to work with Red Hat systems. To install a printer from your GNOME desktop in Fedora, open the Printer Configuration window by selecting System C Administration C Printing (with Fedora 8, select System C Printing) or as root...

Manipulating Images with GIMP

GIMP is a free software program for manipulating photographs and graphical images. To create images with GIMP, you can either import a drawing, photograph, or 3D image, or you can create one from scratch. You can start GIMP from the system menu by selecting Graphics O The GIMP or by typing gimp& from a Terminal window. Figure 21-13 shows an example of GIMP In many ways, GIMP is similar to Adobe Photoshop. Some people feel that GIMP's scripting features are comparable to or even better than...

With gtkam and gPhoto2

With the gtkam window, you can download and work with images from digital cameras. The gtkam window is a front end to gPhoto2, which provides support for dozens of digital cameras in Linux. The gtkam window works by attaching a supported digital camera to a serial or USB port on your computer. You can view thumbnails of the digital images from the camera, view full-size images, and download the ones you select from the camera to your hard disk. fr. r you have a camera that saves images to a...