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Graphic program on Linux

  1. Nov 4, 2006 #1
    I just got Linux Red hat, still trying to get use to it...

    I am having trouble editing pictures and drawing diagrams using Open Office software. Is there an equivalent "Photoshop" for Linux platforms?
     
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  3. Nov 4, 2006 #2

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  4. Nov 6, 2006 #3
    The GIMP can do almost anything photoshop can (including edit .psd format images).
    It also has the advantages of
    1: You don't have to pay a lot of money for it.
    2: You don't have to spend hours trying to get wine to work good enough to run photoshop. (The most complicated program I've been able to run via wine is starcraft).
    3: It runs natively in Linux, whereas photoshop will run slowly (if at all) in wine.
     
  5. Nov 11, 2006 #4
    The GIMP's functionality can be extended via plugins: http://registry.gimp.org/

    There are lots of other options as well: try http://linuxartist.org/ for more info. A lot of the packages listed there probably have binaries available for RedHat as well.
     
  6. Nov 18, 2006 #5
    Gimp
    here's it's forum
    http://www.gimptalk.com/forum/board.php
    btw, if your new to linux I suggest that you switch to ubuntu, a lot more user friendly than redhat.
     
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