Friday, July 20, 2012

GIMP Magazine Launches Fall 2012, it's free

GIMP Magazine features the amazing works created from this world wide community of GIMP. Photography, digital arts, graphic arts, design, tips & tricks, step by step tutorials, master classes, help desk questions, book and product reviews and so much more are showcased and explored in this quarterly publication. This publication is available for free and is licensed Creative Commons CC-AT-SA 2.5.

GIMP Magazine

Issue #1 is complete and will launch in the Fall 2012. It is exactly 50 pages using a traditional 8.125″ x 10.75″ magazine style layout that is best viewed using facing page mode. it will be released in a standard screen resolution PDF, an elegant PDF viewing experience through and the ePub version is already in the works. All of this will be accessible from our website at:

Saturday, July 14, 2012

locate: Linux command to find files and directories


locate [optionspattern
Search database(s) of filenames and print matches. Matches include all files that contain pattern unless patternincludes metacharacters, in which case locate requires an exact match. *, ?, [, and ] are treated specially; / and . are not. Searches are conducted against a database of system contents that is updated periodically. To update the database, use the updatedb command.


-d path--database=path
Search databases in pathpath must be a colon-separated list.
Print a help message and then exit.
Print version information and then exit.