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Part 2: How to automate graphics production with Inkscape

A couple weeks ago I recorded a 15-minute tutorial with supporting materials on how to automate graphics production in Inkscape by building a base template and automatically replacing various text strings in the file from an CSV using the Next Generator Inkscape extension from Maren Hachmann. Based on popular demand from that tutorial, I have …

Blue gradient title card with the text "Fedora Design Team Inkcsape Automation Tutorial" with the Inkscape mountain logo

How to automate graphics production with Inkscape

I recorded a 15-minute long tutorial demonstrating how to automate the production of graphics from a CSV file or spreadsheet (basically a mailmerge type deal for graphics) in Inkscape, using the Next Generator Inkscape extension from Maren Hachmann.You can watch it below embedded from the Fedora Design Team Linux Rocks PeerTube channel, or on YouTube. …

Screenshot of the wacom settings panel in GNOME Settings. An icon of a laptop, with a "Calibrate..." button is shown.

Wacom calibration troubleshooting on Fedora

My colleague Madeline Peck have the same laptop that we each got late this past fall. It’s the Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga Gen 6, and it is a dream computer, with integrated Wacom screen and stylus 🙂 Recently though, Madeline noticed the cursor was a bit off from where she placed the stylus on the …

A diagram in the shape of an F. We start at the bottom, with a green ball labeled "Desktop User." As we move up the stem of the F (labeled "Development"), there are two branches: (1) an orange "Web/App Developer" branch, and (2) An "IoT Developer" branch. The Web/App developer branch has 3 connected nodes. The first node is labeled, "Local container-based development." The second node is labeled "Container-based development with remote Fedora CoreOS. The third node is labeled "Container-based development on K8S-based runtime." For the IoT developer branch, there are two nodes: "Fedora IoT on device, local container-based development" and "IoT devices at scale" are the labels for those two nodes. To the left of the F-shaped diagram is a circle labeled "quay.io registry" with arrows pointing from the two branches to it (the paths of containers, perhaps.)

A new conceptual model for Fedora

Fedora’s web presence today It’s no news now that Fedora has a new logo, and what you may not realize is that we do not have a new website – when we began the new logo rollout process, we simply updated the logo in-place on our pre-existing website. The thing is – and this is …

Fedora Design Team Sessions Live: Session #1

As announced in the Fedora Community Blog, today we had our inaugural Fedora Design Team Live Session 🙂 Thanks for everyone who joined! I lost count at how many folks we had participate, we had at least 9 and we had a very productive F35 wallpaper brainstorming session! Here’s a quick recap: 1. fedora.element.io background …

a freaky looking scary troll statue

Resilience and trolls*

Recently, two separate people called something myself and other Fedora Design Team members worked on “crap” and “shit” (respectively) on devel list, the busiest and most populous mailing list in the project. ??? via GIPHY Actually, I’ve been around the internet a long time, and I have to say that this is an improvement in …

Fedora-branded sticker sheet of 12 panda and badger stickers from Fedora badges

Return of the son of the panda badger

Personal Note: I haven’t blogged in a year! ? I’ve been gone for the past few months on leave, but I’ve been back for the past 3-4 weeks – no more excuses. Let’s just get back into things here! Design Team Issue: #579 Let’s bring back pandas! (sticker sheet request)   Here’s an initial mockup …

Fedora logo redesign update

As we’ve talked about here in a couple of posts now, the Fedora design team has been working on a refresh of the Fedora logo. I wanted to give an update on the progress of the project. We have received a lot of feedback on the design from blog comments, comments on the ticket, and …

Which new Fedora logo design do you prefer?

As I mentioned in an earlier post, the Fedora design team has been working on a refresh of the Fedora logo. This work started in a Fedora design ticket at the request of the Fedora Project Leader Matthew Miller, and has been discussed openly in the ticket, on the council list, on the design-team list, …