Ubuntu Hacks

13 May 2008 |

The Ubuntu distribution simplifies Linux by providing a sensible collection of applications, an easy-to-use package manager, and lots of fine-tuning, which make it possibly the best Linux for desktops and laptops. Readers of both Linux Journal and TUX Magazine confirmed this by voting Ubuntu as the best Linux distribution in each publication's 2005 Readers Choice Awards. None of that simplification, however, makes Ubuntu any less fun if you're a hacker or a power user.

Like all books in the "Hacks" series, Ubuntu Hacks includes 100 quick tips and tricks for all users of all technical levels. Beginners will appreciate the installation advice and tips on getting the most out of the free applications packaged with Ubuntu, while intermediate and advanced readers will learn the ins-and-outs of power management, wireless roaming, 3D video acceleration, server configuration, and much more...

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Adobe Photoshop 7.0 Classroom In A Book: Lesson 18 - Producing and Printing Consistent Color

10 May 2008 |

To produce consistent color, you define the color space in which to edit and display RGB images, and in which to edit, display, and print CMYK images. This helps ensure a close match between on-screen and printed colors...

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Adobe Photoshop 7.0 Classroom In A Book: Lesson 17 - Setting Up Your Monitor for Color Management


The most basic requirement for color management is to calibrate your monitor and create an ICC profile for it. Applications that support color management will use your monitor’s ICC profile to display color graphics consistently. If you don’t have a hardware-based calibration and profiling utility, you can get reasonably accurate results using Adobe Gamma...

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