Applications / GUI / Multimedia

  • 3D-Modelling, 3D Graphics Modelling and Rendering mini-HOWTO

    Updated: March 2001. Details download and installation instructions for a graphics rendering and modelling development environment using RedHat Linux.

  • AI-Alife-HOWTO, Linux AI & Alife HOWTO

    Updated: June 2001. Information about, and links to, various AI related software libraries, applications, etc. that work on the Linux platform.

  • Astronomy-HOWTO, Linux Astronomy HOWTO

    Updated: June 2001. Document shares tips and resources to utilize Linux solutions in the pursuit of Astronomy.

  • Bzip2, Bzip2 mini-HOWTO

    Updated: August 1999. How to use the new bzip2 compression program.

  • Commercial-HOWTO, Linux Commercial HOWTO

    Updated: March 1999. A listing of commercial software and applications which are offered for Linux.

  • Emacs-Beginner-HOWTO, Emacs Beginner’s HOWTO

    Updated: March 2001. Introduces Linux users to the Emacs editor.

  • Emacspeak-HOWTO, The Linux Emacspeak HOWTO

    Updated: December 2000. How a blind user can use Linux with a speech synthesizer to replace the video display.

  • GIS-GRASS, GIS-GRASS mini-HOWTO

    Updated: November 1997. How to acquire, install and configure a powerful scientific public-domain Geographic Information System (GIS): the Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS).

  • IPMasquerading+Napster, IPMasquerading+Napster mini-HOWTO

    Updated: April 2000. Present a way to allow users behind an IPMasq’d system to use Napster.

  • IRC, Linux IRC mini-HOWTO

    Updated: July 2001. Describes the basics of IRC and respective applications for Linux.

  • LinuxGL-QuakeWorld-mini-HOWTO, LinuxGL (GLX) QuakeWorld Client compile mini-HOWTO

    Updated: January 2001. How to get the OpenGL/GLX Linux QuakeWorld client compiled and working on systems with standard OpenGL hardware acceleration support.

  • Mail-User-HOWTO, The Linux Mail User HOWTO

    Updated: February 2001. An introduction to the world of electronic mail (email) under Linux. Focuses on user-level issues and typical configurations for Linux home and small-business machines connected to the net via an ISP.

  • Mutt-GnuPG-PGP-HOWTO, Mutt-i, GnuPG and PGP HOWTO

    Updated: February 2000. Briefly explains how to configure Mutt-i, PGP and GnuPG in its different versions (2.6.x, 5.x and GnuPG).

  • NetMeeting-HOWTO, Linux NETMEETING HOWTO

    Updated: March 2001. Describes how to make Microsoft NetMeeting interoperate with Linux.

  • Outlook-to-Unix-Mailbox, MS Outlook to Unix Mailbox Conversion mini HOWTO

    Updated: January 2001. Covers conversion of old email in Microsoft Outlook (not Outlook Express!) to typical Unix file formats.

  • Quake-HOWTO, Linux Quake HOWTO

    Updated: August 1998. How to install, run and troubleshoot Quake, QuakeWorld and Quake II on an Intel Linux system.

  • Sat-HOWTO, Sat (Satellite Technology) HOWTO

    Updated: July 2001. Investigates « State of Art » Sat connections in a Linux environment; how to get them faster and how to share them with many clients.

  • Sound-Playing-HOWTO, The Linux Sound Playing HOWTO

    Updated: August 1998. Lists applications for Linux that play various sound formats.

  • Speech-Recognition-HOWTO, Speech Recognition HOWTO

    Updated: November 2000. Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) on Linux is becoming easier. Several packages are available for users as well as developers. This document describes the basics of speech recognition and describes some of the available software.

  • StarOffice, StarOffice 3.1 Mini-HOWTO

    Updated: November 1999. Information on installing the StarOffice 3.1 Office Suite by StarDivision.

  • TeTeX-HOWTO, The teTeX HOWTO: The Linux-teTeX Local Guide

    Updated: November 1998. Covers the basic installation and usage of the teTeX TeX and LaTeX implementation, plus auxiliary packages like Ghostscript.

  • TkRat, TkRat mini-HOWTO

    Updated: September 1999. Geared toward anyone interested in using their Linux computer to send and receive Internet E-Mail.

  • Vim-HOWTO, Vim Color Editor HOWTO (Vi Improved w/syntax color highlighting)

    Updated: June 2001. A guide to very quickly setup Vim color editor on Linux or Unix systems.

  • VoIP-HOWTO, VoIP Howto

    Updated: June 2001. Voice Over IP is a new communication means that let you telephone with Internet at almost null cost. This document covers how this is done.

  • WordPerfect, WordPerfect Mini-howto

    Updated: August 1997. Discusses running WordPerfect on Linux, including a brief discussion on the WordPerfect 7.0 beta.

  • Xterm-Title, How to change the title of an xterm

    Updated: October 1999. How to use escape sequences to dynamically change window and icon titles of an xterm.