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(comes from here) Hi there! Even when I think that my previous post on this closed the topic, I have been palying a bit with WinWGet. I found a nice one, if you are methodic and / or efficient. As you could read at the beginnig of this thread, WinWGet...

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A group of Computing students of Valencia University is about to launch an Android App for books interchange. Its name? booX. You may leave your email address at http://ooomf.com/boox so that you will get a notice when it is released... From the beginning,...

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(comes from here) To finish this series, today I will show you how to make it in Windows: with the application WinWGet, which (as I commented in the first post on this topic) has even a portable version. If you have it already installed, open it. You...

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(comes from here) Once you have the list of posts to be downloaded as a page, you can copy it in your edition section and copy the link for it: Then, from the linux console, you may write: wget -r --level=1 -p http://miblog.over-blog.es/your_page.html...

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Well, this is a bittersweet post... A blogging platform should allow the bloggers to make periodic backups to prevent IT failures, or rather (since in this case Intellectual Property remains on the blogger, as per Over-Blog contract), to move the posts...

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Probably inside their commercial strategy, Adobe has released their CS2 suite for free access. No support is provided, and the software is already a few years old. But for basic edition, this should be enough for most of us... You may find the downloadable...

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One quick tip today. You may produce your own QR-codes, to be included as images on any web page or printed document, with the free tool "Zint Barcode Studio Portable", that you may download from PortableApps.com. This way, you may get traffic to your...

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In a previous post, I described how to make basic selections, and more complex ones by combining areas by addition and subtraction. Besides that, GIMP provides advanced tools to improve selection, which can achieve non-visible contours that will give...

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I have been posting articles on the use of free software for some months already, most ones for free graphic design tools (and some other usual applications). A normal user (non professional) cannot typically afford the thousands of Euros or Dollars that...

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Well, it seems it was yesterday... but it's been already three years since the launch of GIMP 2.6. At that point, it added a great impulse to open software, competing with non-free applications from commercial companies. Anyway, something is moving inside...

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Once you have produced your book in digital format (ebook, epub, PDF), next step will be to publish it. You may target a small batch to begin with, if you want to check for commercial possibiities. As I commented in a previous post, on-demand publishing...

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Spectacular improvements in edition software, together with on-demand printing, are allowing for book creation and publishing in really small batches - from a single book to maybe a few hundreds books. In spite of pricing slightly higher (compared to...

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In many cases, we have faced some roadblock when trying to create our artistic proposals, due to the high price of the required software tools to do so. In this post, I will review some valid proposals that can replace most of the current edition and...

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Only a couple of days ago I commented the presentation of Raspberry Pi, a compact computer at a ridiculous cost, which could make the Arduino community tremble, due to the kind of operating system it could include - a Linux, more or less complete. Well,...

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In the next days, you may hear about this quite a lot... Raspberry Pi (from Raspberri Pi Foundation) is a micro-computer which includes just micro-processor (an ARM1176JZF-S at 700MHz), graphics unit, I/O and DSP chip, and RAM memory. It does not include...

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In the market, there are many different applications and utilities referred to as "PDF converters". This article will introduce the types and uses of those conversion tools. "Real" applications Original PDF creation tool from Adobe was a stand-alone application,...

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PDF format has become a de-facto standard in Internet document transfer. The possibility of write/read programmes protects them, together with available viewers for most operating systems, and has made it the best option for documents interchange. This...

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Nowadays, many manufacturers offer scanners that are specifically designed for the capture of negative and 35mm slides directly from the film. Are those really worth it? In this article, we will review these such devices. Technology Differences The main...

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