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Living Linux, by Michael Stutz

How does a new Linux user go about getting day-to-day tasks accomplished using Open Source software? This series of articles offers some solutions to newbies and advanced users alike.

Open Source Beyond Software
Software isn't the only thing that can be open source. Michael Stutz shows us how to apply the open source philosophy to other projects. [08/01/2000]

Linux and the Tools Philosophy
Michael Stutz explains the Unix tools philosophy of piping commands together and how it applies to Linux [07/25/2000]

Scanning Images With SANE
Getting a scanner to work on a Linux system hasn't always been smooth going. SANE works with a variety of scanning hardware, and Michael Stutz shares some tips for using it. [07/18/2000]

Transforming Images
Need to rotate, resize, or resample an image for the web? Michael Stutz shows us some really useful image tools that you can run from a script. [07/11/2000]

Beyond Browsing the Web
Can't get Netscape running, but you need to surf the web? There are other ways of getting to the information you seek, including graphics. [07/05/2000]

Connecting to the Internet
This week's column shows where to get the latest Linux documentation for connecting to the Internet and how to set up a dial-up connection. [06/27/2000]

Reminding Yourself With Linux
Here's a few simple ways to use Linux and open source tools to make reminders for either later in your current login session, or for the next time you log in. [06/20/2000]

Contact Managers
Use basic UNIX tools to keep track of phone numbers and addresses. [06/13/2000]

Managing Appointments
Keep track of your schedule using the calendar tool. It also tracks most major holidays. [06/06/2000]

LyX, the Document Processor
LyX brings a GUI to documentation projects, making it easy for beginners to contribute. [05/30/2000]

Managing Documents With SGMLtools
Learn how to contribute to documentation projects using SGML and LinuxDoc. [05/23/2000]

The Writer's Workbench
Michael Stutz explains the Writers Workbench and how it has been rewritten for Linux. [05/05/2000]

Printing Banners and Signs
How to print simple banners and signs in Linux. [04/28/2000]

Document Templates for TeX and LaTeX
Michael Stutz shows how to make TeX and LaTex input files using a few simple templates. [04/21/2000]

Processing TeX and LaTeX Files
In his third Living Linux column, Michael Stutz shows how to process files in two popular typesetting formats. [04/12/2000]

Outputting Text
Using GNU Enscript to format text for printing. [04/04/2000]

Linux Word Processing Road Map
Michael Stutz goes over your options for word processing, and why we may be moving past the word processor era to a time when we take a different view of how we create, store, and output text. [03/28/2000]


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