Tag Archive | "Open Office"

20+ Video Tutorials for Open Source Applications

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There is huge number of open source applications out there; these are for operating systems, word processors, graphics programs and a lot more. But it is a difficult task to find manuals or other documentation beyond what the developers have written. Here we have given more than 20 video tutorials to get you some help for the four of the most popular open source programs out there: Gimp, Linux, Open Office, and Nvu.

Which tutorials are most helpful for you? Here is the answer to your question.

Gimp Video Tutorials

Gimp Tutorial: Pop Art – This tutorial shows how to take a regular photograph and turn it into a graphic piece of pop art.

The User Interface – This tutorial will give you a basic overview of Gimp’s user interface.

How to Change Hair Color – Ever wanted to try out a new hair color without actually dying your hair? Well what you have to do is to take help with this Gimp tutorial and change your hair color in a photo.

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Linutop: The Compact Linux Computer

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Linutop is a ready to use, small computer that has been designed to reduce maintenance costs. It uses the Linutop operating system that is stored on an internal flash memory and cannot be altered by virus or mishap. You can always recover the initial state at each start up.


This small computer comes with free, standard ready to use Linux software, Firefox, Open Office, VLC Media player, and can be easily customized with additional software.


linutop_pocketll With no moving parts, Linutop offers a completely silent (0 dB), energy efficient operation in an extremely small package.

This amazingly compact computer is extremely useful for public access Internet Kiosks. It can be set up with Firefox, or any other Internet access software as the starting application, with predefined parameters. The kiosk settings can be protected with a password so that the initial state is always recovered at each start up. The software is stored on an internal flash memory; therefore it is safe from virus and mishap. Ideally, it can be placed in waiting rooms, hospitals, hotel lobbies and other such public places.

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