Linux for design, but not real design.

Cory K. coryisatm at
Thu Aug 23 16:27:02 BST 2007

Right tool for the right person.

Nobody continue this thread because its unproductive. Its not a debate.
Just and odd goodbye. (odd because I never get why people feel the need).


laurent.bellegarde wrote:
> Marco Alexandre a écrit :
>> Hi,
>> Removing Linux.
>> 2 reasons.
>> 1st. Lack of Linux support for Pantone standards. well, the thing is 
>> not really about the Linux, but about the software that are available 
>> for Linux. I m not sure about outside Portugal, but here, the design 
>> and printing industry is based on Pantone standards. You simply cant 
>> send printing designs for printing based on CMYK or RGB.
>> 2nd. Yet about color, screen profiling... no hardware is supported by 
>> Linux. And please, software profiling of screen is simply... amateur.
>> Well, if you plan to work with web design or high-amateur design 
>> projects, Ubuntu studio is the best.
>> but for real, and true graphic design, publishing and printing... 
>> forget it (or any other linux based system).
>> For me isn't any more the thing about leaving tools like Photoshop 
>> behind (10years of experience on this one), and learn a new one like 
>> gimp or any other else. It's almost like only being able to do web 
>> without the html this days.
>> Color is part of the core of design, if we cant deal with it properly 
>> on linux systems, we cant do design in linux period.
>> I'm truly sad about this latest findings, and this time i consider it 
>> final. Linux is out. And so it is Ubuntu Studio.
>> Farewell.
> Sorry for you, Free software maybe can't do everything, and good luck 
> with restricted and propriatory(c) software...
> Bye
> Laurent

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