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Right now I'm having some problems logging in as root. I hate root. I wish root was never born. Die, root, die!

Yeah, I hated that about Ubuntu. It didn't let me set the root password nor the default boot partition for Grub to load. It just assumed that I wanted to use it's non-wifi-recognizin' butt all the time...

Anyway, there's an explanation here that worked for me:

http://www.ubuntux.org/how-to-change-th ... -in-ubuntu

And T_L: Hilarious. :D

I am not a mechanism, I am part of the resistance;

I am an organism, an animal, a creature, I am a beast.

~ Becoming the Archetype

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I'm thinking about trying GIMPshop, the price of The GIMP and the one-window-layout of PS, must be win-win.

I won't even entertain PS for the fact that even if I like something on PS I won't be able to afford if after the trial, nor would I want to anyway.

Has anybody else tried GIMPshop, I'm a little curious on users opinions?

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It's a version of The GIMP that emulates Photoshop a little more. For instance, you can choose to have the GIMP all in one window instead of the many it normally has, some of the menu names and effects have been renamed to PS names, and a few other little things.

Take a gander at the Wiki and it's homepage.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gimpshop;

http://www.gimpshop.com/.

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Honda said:

Oh, there's something I want to let you know, Frojo. I remember several occasions where you said how much better the 3D rendering was on Linux. That isn't true on my computers.

I dont remember saying anything like that. Im still not using linux on any of my computers.

I'm still alive!

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Right now I'm having some problems logging in as root.

If Ubuntu goes that way it's for a reason...

I was puzzled the first time too, but it's REALLY more secure like that (sudo-ing every time).

Read Coding Horror, Jeff Atwood explained many times why clear separation btw administrator (root) and low-power user is needed.

No. Way. I've just seen Bob. And... *poof!*—just like that—he disappears into the mist again. ~Helio

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Ash is an internationally recognized chef.

v An excellent open–source strategy game—highly recommended.

 

"I wish I had never been born," she said. "What are we born for?"

"For infinite happiness," said the Spirit. "You can step out into it at any moment..."

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Thanks, was that your first topic closure? :P

Although, I wouldn't mind a more detailed verdict than someone who quickly dismissed it as a flop and is willing to give out CS3 codes. I was just about to Google it for reviews. Thanks again.

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I tried GIMPshop once. It crashed every single time I opened it. I uninstalled it, and it greedily took away resources for The GIMP that I had installed previously, causing it not function either until I uninstalled / reinstalled that.

The interface is more PhotoShop-esque, but it's still not really better. The modal windows don't look like modal windows, the toolbars aren't dockable (attached to the main application window like Word or something) so the image can still be hidden by them, and, since I was already used to The GIMP, GIMPshop's reorganized menus really weren't improved or more intuitive to me.

So, I support that posts verdict, other than the CS3 pirating, of course.

*whispers*

Have you tried The GIMP recently? 2.4.0 Release Candidate 1 is out, and it has some cool new features and a vastly improved start up time, even compared to 2.3.x ( 2.[odd].x are the beta versions for the 2.[even].x to follow). The interface is the same, though.

People keep harping on The GIMP because it doesn't look like PhotoShop, apparently forgetting that they didn't get PhotoShop. It's a separate application, and as such it has it's own interface. Were you to plop someone with no graphic design experience down in front of both PhotoShop and The GIMP, they would be confused by both. Both of them have learning curves. More programs look like PhotoShop simply because PhotoShop is considered the de facto standard. It's an awesome program and the most popular graphic design application, and everyone wants to be like the handsome big brother captain of the football team. PhotoShop is apparently more intuitive simply because most people have used a look-alike before.

So, you can learn PhotoShop, or you can learn The GIMP, or you can learn both. They're different programs. It's time everyone stopped thinking they should look the same.

Hooray for rant! :D

Edit: Clarified wording of the point of paragraph five

I am not a mechanism, I am part of the resistance;

I am an organism, an animal, a creature, I am a beast.

~ Becoming the Archetype

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That was a verdict CMD, and as an experienced GIMP user it has some weight behind it. Thanks go to both you and, again, Ash for pointing out that other post.

I have tried the GIMP in the past and I have to admit the interface is somewhat...different and most of the time frustrating. I do like the features included such as the filters and 'Script-Fu's', but a learning it most definitely is. Your recommendation for the RC1 has prompt me to update (I'm still on 2.2.13 I believe) and the quicker start time might nudge me along for liking this program.

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The RC did crash on me once, but other than that it's been treating me nicely.

The main boost in start-up time comes from the Fonts parsing. I'm not sure what they did, but it seems the program builds a font list the first time it is launched (it takes a while the first time). Then, instead of parsing the entire fonts folder to see if any are new each subsequent time, it compares the local list to Windows list, and if they're the same, it moves on. When you add a font, it takes a bit longer on the next start up, but it's still not as long as 2.2.x was.

2.4.0 RC1 start up time on my machine is about six seconds. Compare that to over 30 seconds just to check the fonts in 2.2.whatever the last version I had was...

I am not a mechanism, I am part of the resistance;

I am an organism, an animal, a creature, I am a beast.

~ Becoming the Archetype

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Nifty, that is a dramatic improvement over what was quite a bug-bear. Crashing isn't that much of a problem considering it's build status and as a program I rarely use; the brushes are really the only useful tool for me.

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Yeah, I hated that about Ubuntu. It didn't let me set the root password nor the default boot partition for Grub to load. It just assumed that I wanted to use it's non-wifi-recognizin' butt all the time...

Anyway, there's an explanation here that worked for me:

http://www.ubuntux.org/how-to-change-th ... -in-ubuntu

I tried that earlier last night, but nothing happened :(

Going back to my emulator, I've gone about halfway through the game, which means that I'm in the Death Mountain Crater!

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