How do you create and use a bitmap font based on GIMP png output?view story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I'm currently striving to enliven my desktop using conky, which works surprisingly well so far. However, to spruce up the presentation, I would like to employ somewhat unusual effects, such as an 'inset font' (e.g. 1 , 2, 3), an 'intarsia/quilted font' or a metalic appearing font. I have managed to get some decent looking png's exported from GIMP with stock phrases (e.g. (Hardware)

(Problem) Green Halo around textview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hello every one.. I have a big problem with GIMP, that makes it completly useless to me.. (Hardware)

Pentium III 800MHz 128MB RAM 20GB HDDview story

http://crunchbang.org – it should work ok with crunchbang, once you get it installed (!), but you might want to replace a few apps with more lightweight versions: iceweasel (maybe dillo?), vlc (maybe plain mplayer? (HowTos)

Emigration queryview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – I am Poovizhi Arasan and just joined this forum. Confession :I have traditionally been a Windows user. Migrated to Windows from DoS. I have no particular love for windows OS and did so under duress. I still love DoS because of its simplicity. I work on windows only for two reasons : I use MS excel extensively. (HowTos)

Linux make 1 big from 3 smaller picturesview story

http://unix.stackexchange.com – I need to automate a task where I have smaller jpg/png images what I would like to merge into 1 big picture by placing them in a square area. Obviously to do this I would need to open gimp every time. (HowTos)

ImageMagick: Possible to remove middle in picture?view story

http://stackoverflow.com – Question As an example, is there an easy way to crop away the o's in the Google logo (knowing their coordinates in advance)? The result should then be "Ggle" with a smaller image width than the original because the o's are missing. It doesn't have to be done with ImageMagick. It could also be Gimp, Inkscape or anyother Linux program, that can be scripted from commandline. (HowTos)

Canonical Fixes GIMP Exploit Which Allowed Arbitrary Code Executionview story

http://news.softpedia.com – On December 9, in a security notice, Canonical published details about a GIMP vulnerability in its Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS operating systems.According to the company, GIMP could be made to crash or run programs, as the user’s login, if it opened a specially crafted file.It has been discovered that GIMP incorrectly handled malformed XWD files. (IT news)

Programming with FreeType: Rendering fonts a little better.view story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – Hello. I've been coding a little solution based on FreeType's tutorials (http://www.freetype.org/freetype2/do...ial/step1.html). Basically, it include 2 steps. (HowTos)

[photography] Kritaview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – My installation of Kubuntu 13.10 installed Krita which I have never tried. How would you compare this software to Gimp? (Hardware)

GIMP Abandons SourceForge Because Their App Would Be Bundled with Third-Party Softwareview story

http://news.softpedia.com – The developers of GIMP have decided to remove the Windows version of their software from SourceForge because the latter would bundle their package with other free applications. This is the not the first time something like this happens, but SourceForge was believed to be a safe haven for the FLOSS applications. (IT news)