How to stitch photos together on Linux

If you are an avid photographer, you will probably have several stunning panoramic photos in your portfolio. You don’t have to be a professional photographer, nor need specialized equipment to create dramatic panoramic pictures. In fact, there are quite a few picture stitch apps (online or offline, desktop or mobile), which can easily create a […]
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How to convert video to animated gif image on Linux

Once thought of as outdated art forms, animated GIF images have now come back. If you haven’t noticed, quite a few online sharing and social networking sites are now supporting animated GIF images, for example, on Tumblr, Flickr, Google+, and partly on Facebook. Due to their ease of consumption and sharing, GIF-ed animations are now […]
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How to draw flowchart or diagram on Linux

There are several well-known commercial flowchart and diagram software available, e.g., Visio on Windows, OmniGraffle on MacOS X. Then what about Linux? In fact, there are a couple of reasonably good Linux alternatives to Visio or OmniGraffle, for example, yEd, Dia, LibreOffice Draw, Pencil Project, etc. In this tutorial, I will describe how to create […]
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How to create custom business cards or labels in Linux

A savvy business person may believe that a lasting impression starts with a good looking business card. That doesn’t necessarily mean that you need to order expensive business cards from somewhere. There are plenty of image editor software that can be used to create DIY great looking business cards or name labels. In Linux, there […]
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How to convert image, audio and video formats on Ubuntu

If you need to work with a variety of image, audio and video files encoded in all sorts of different formats, you are probably using more than one tools to convert among all those heterogeneous media formats. If there is a versatile all-in-one media conversion tool that is capable of dealing with all different image/audio/video […]
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