Secrets in This Chapter
Managing Your Inbox with Ximian Evolution
Running Microsoft Office in Linux with CrossOver Office
Manipulating Images with the GIMP
Plotting Data with Gnuplot
Working with PostScript in Ghostscript
Viewing PostScript or PDF Files with KGhostview
The Red Hat Linux distribution on this book’s companion CD-ROMs includes many applications. The GNOME and KDE desktops come with a number of applications, such as calendars, calculators, CD players, and games. Red Hat Linux also comes with the GNU software packages, which include applications such as the GIMP (for working with images) and kghostview (for viewing PostScript files).
Many more Linux applications are available on the Internet or commercially from various Linux vendors. This chapter briefly describes some of the Linux applications included on the companion CD-ROMs. The chapter also introduces you to several prominent, commercially available office-productivity applications for Linux that are not included on the companion CD-ROMs.