Life without Windows or OS X

GNU/Linux is quite possibly the most important free software achievement since the original Space War, or, more recently, Emacs. It has developed into an operating system for business, education, and personal productivity. GNU/Linux is no longer only for UNIX wizards who sit for hours in front of a glowing console. Are you thinking about switching to Linux and want to learn how to use it? Have you been using GNU/Linux for some time and want to learn even more? This is the place for you.

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Photoshop CS2 on Linux is Just the Beginning

The Wine team just announced that they have made Adobe's Photoshop CS2 work on Linux, but this is just the beginning. For most people, this will not instantly let them switch to Linux, but as bugs are resolved and more Adobe applications begin to work, people's software ties to Windows and OS X will begin to erode.
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Install Office 2007 fonts for Linux

To be compatible with many Office 2007 documents, you need the new ClearType Collection fonts introduced in Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007: Calibri, Cambria, Candara, Consolas, Constantia, and Corbel. Here's an easy installation guide for Linux users. Also included is how to setup font substitution for those who do not install these Vista fonts because of license restrictions.
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