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Hotwired: Bring Out the GIMP

“And so the conversation turns to the GIMP, as it always does,
because the GIMP is the only complete user-level Open Source
application that’s at all comparable with successful commercial
applications.

“The GIMP, short for GNU (not Unix) image manipulation program,
is generally considered to be the first and most successful
end-user productivity application produced by the Open Source
movement. Simply put, it’s a free Photoshop 3.0 clone for any
Unix-like operating system.

“The GIMP also happens to have a classic Open Source story.”

Complete
story
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