GIMP by itself can already do a lot. With plugins, you can extend the free image editor with complex functions, most of which allow you to see the final results before you apply them.
When you think of CMS and blogs, names such as WordPress, Typo3, and Joomla come up. But often, much leaner solutions will suffice.
Movies, music, and Internet telephony are easy to use in Ubuntu. You just have to load the right software packages onto the computer. We present some favorite multimedia apps.
Creating database applications with wizards and graphic editors – without SQL and programming – that's what the LibreOffice program Base, modeled after Microsoft Access, is all about.
Faulty unmounts can quickly lead to disaster with SD cards and USB sticks. Magic Rescue can get your data back.
Enough audio players exist under Linux to fulfill everyone's wishes. If you find Amarok is too complicated and Rhythmbox or Audacious too old-fashioned, then there's a newcomer, Musique, that's well worth looking at.
The Obnam command-line tool allows backups and restores, even when the X server is on strike. Its many options will easily meet the needs of a SOHO environment.
Ubuntu 14.04 offers some changes to the installation process. We'll walk you through upgrading or installing the latest release.
Typically, educational software programs cannot accommodate multi-disciplinary learning. However, developers of OpenTeacher are changing the rules with the use of some very interesting concepts.
Ubuntu's Software Center lets you install just about anything, including free software, purchased apps, and games.