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11.3. Additional Resources

While this chapter covers several applications briefly, there is so much more you can do with them. Refer to the following resources if you are interested in learning more about the applications in this chapter.

11.3.1. Installed Documentation

Some applications discussed have online documentation included with the package, accessible right from your PC.

  • For more information about using gThumb, refer to the documentation in Help => Contents in the gThumb main menu.

  • The GIMP manual page contains some of the more advanced command line options and environment variables associated with it. You can read the manual page by typing man gimp at a shell or terminal prompt. The GIMP also has a help browser accessible by choosing Help => Help... from the GIMP toolbar menu.

11.3.2. Useful Websites

The Web has several sites of interest if you are looking for more detailed information about an application covered in this chapter:

11.3.3. Related Books

If you need in-depth information about the many capabilities of the GIMP, try your favorite bookstore. The following books were available at the time of this writing:

  • The Artists' Guide to the GIMP by Michael J. Hammel; Frank Kasper and Associates, Inc.

  • GIMP Essential Reference by Alex Harford; New Riders Publishing

  • GIMP for Linux Bible by Stephanie Cottrell Bryant, et al; Hungry Minds, Inc.

  • GIMP: The Official Handbook by Karin Kylander and Olof S. Kylander; Coriolis Group

  • Grokking the GIMP by Carey Bunks; New Riders Publishing

  • Sams Teach Yourself GIMP in 24 Hours by Joshua and Ramona Pruitt; Sams

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