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== Summary ==
 
== Summary ==
 
 
The Design Suite is a Spin targeted towards professional designers, specifically the Fedora [[Artwork|Design Team]].
 
The Design Suite is a Spin targeted towards professional designers, specifically the Fedora [[Artwork|Design Team]].
  
 
== Previous Releases ==
 
== Previous Releases ==
 
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* Fedora 18
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* Fedora 17
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* [{{fullurl:Design_Suite|oldid=258401}} Fedora 16]
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* Fedora 15
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* Fedora 14
 
* [{{fullurl:Design_Suite|oldid=186834}} Fedora 13]
 
* [{{fullurl:Design_Suite|oldid=186834}} Fedora 13]
  
 
== Owner(s), Maintainer(s) and Co-Maintainer(s) ==
 
== Owner(s), Maintainer(s) and Co-Maintainer(s) ==
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* Name: [[User:luya|Luya Tshimbalanga]] (Owner)
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* E-mail: luya at fedoraproject dot org
  
* Name: [[User:Sdz|Sebastian Dziallas]] (Owner)
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* Name: [[User:Sdz|Sebastian Dziallas]] (Previous owner)
 
* E-Mail: sdz at fedoraproject dot org
 
* E-Mail: sdz at fedoraproject dot org
  
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Planning happens on our [[Design_Suite_Planning|subpage]]. See also the [[Talk:Design_Suite|talk page]].
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== Detailed Description ==
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Have you ever wanted to use the tools the Fedora [[Design|Design Team]] is using? Or are you probably even looking forward to getting involved in Fedora as a designer? This is your chance.
  
== Other Positions ==
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The Fedora Design Suite is a tool that includes well-selected applications fitting a variety of use cases whether you decide to work on publishing documents, creating images, pictures, website, basic animation or even 3D content.
  
This will be updated at a later date.
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== What's new? ==
 +
* Based on Gnome 3.8 desktop.
 +
* Removal from the list of packages no longer available in Fedora repository: agave and jockosher.
 +
* darktable, font-manager replace rawtherapee and fontmatrix as default package respectely.
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* Inclusion of audacity, bluefish, cmyktool, entangle, colord-extra-profile (obsoleting shared-color-profiles-extra starting from Fedora 19),filezilla and pdfshuttler.
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* More fonts (or typefaces) included those used by Fedora Design team are added: Adobe Source Sans Pro, Comfortaa, Lato and Overpass.
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* Due to the addition of several packages, Design Suite can no longer fit in a CD. For this reason, the spin now requires a minimum of 2GB USB drive or a DVD.
  
== Detailed Description ==
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== Default packages ==
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Here is the list of selected packages for the suite. Note that is still possible to install the variant through
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Software manager.
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=== Graphic group ===
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{|
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! Packages !! Website !! Summary
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|-
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| blender || http://www.blender.org || 3D modeling, animation, rendering and post-production
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|-
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| cinepaint || http://cinepaint.org/ || Tool for manipulating HDR images
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|-
 +
| cmyktool || http://www.blackfiveimaging.co.uk/index.php?article=02Software%2F05CMYKTool || Utility to manage color profiles and convert from RGB to CMYK
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|-
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| colord-extra-profiles || http://www.freedesktop.org/software/colord/ || More color profiles for color management that are less commonly used
 +
|-
 +
| darktable || http://www.darktable.org || Utility to organize and develop raw images
 +
|-
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| dia || http://www.gnome.org/projects/dia/ || Diagram drawing program
 +
|-
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| entangle || http://entangle-photo.org || Tethered shooting & control of digital cameras
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|-
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| fontforge || http://fontforge.org/ || *the* editor for font files
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|-
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| font-manager || http://code.google.com/p/font-manager/ || Font management application
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|-
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| gimp || http://www.gimp.org || Image manipulation program
 +
|-
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| gimp-fourier-plugin  || http://people.via.ecp.fr/~remi/soft/gimp/gimp_plugin_en.php3 || A simple plug-in to do fourier transform on your image
 +
|-
 +
| gimp-lqr-plugin || http://liquidrescale.wikidot.com/ || Content-aware resizing plug-in for the GIMP
 +
|-
 +
| gimp-resynthesizer || http://logarithmic.net/pfh/resynthesizer || Gimp plug-in for texture synthesis
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|-
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| GREYCstoration-gimp || http://www.greyc.ensicaen.fr/~dtschump/greycstoration/index.html || GREYCstoration image denoising and interpolation plugin for gimp
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|-
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| Hugin || http://hugin.sourceforge.net/ || Panorama photo stitcher
 +
|-
 +
| ImageMagick || http://www.imagemagick.org/ || *the* tool for batch-processing images
 +
|-
 +
| inkscape || http://www.inkscape.org || Vector-based drawing program using SVG
 +
|-
 +
| mypaint || http://mypaint.intilinux.com/ || Fast and easy graphic application for digital painters
 +
|-
 +
| nautilus-image-converter || http://www.bitron.ch/software/nautilus-image-converter.php || Nautilus extension for image conversion
 +
|-
 +
| optipng || http://optipng.sourceforge.net/ || PNG optimizer and converter
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|-
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| pdfshuffler || http://http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfshuffler/ || initial selection
 +
|-
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| scribus || http://scribus.net || Desktop publishing application
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|-
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| shotwell || http://yorba.org/shotwell/ || Photo organizer
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|-
 +
| synfigstudio || http://www.synfig.org  || Vector-based 2D animation studio
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|-
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| xournal || http://xournal.sourceforge.net || Notetaking, sketching, PDF annotation and general journal
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|-
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|}
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=== Office group ===
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{|
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! Packages !! Website !! Summary
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|-
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| gnote || http://live.gnome.org/Gnote || Note-taking application
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|-
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|}
  
Have you ever wanted to use the tools the Fedora [[Artwork|Design Team]] is using? Or are you probably even looking forward to getting involved in Fedora as a designer? This is your chance.
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=== Internet group ===
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{|
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! Packages !! Website !! Summary
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|-
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| filezilla || http://filezilla-project.org/ || FTP, FTPS and SFTP client
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|-
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|}
  
The Fedora Design Suite includes well-selected applications, fitting a variety of use cases. Whether you decide to work on publishing documents, creating images and pictures or even 3D content, the Design Suite has a fitting tool.
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=== Audio and Video group ===
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{|
 +
! Packages !! Website !! Summary
 +
|-
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| audacity || http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ || Multitrack audio editor
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|-
 +
| pitivi || http://www.pitivi.org || Non-linear video editor
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|-
 +
|}
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 +
=== Typeface (aka fonts) group ===
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 +
{|
 +
! Packages !! Website !! Summary
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|-
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| aajohan-comfortaa-fonts || http://aajohan.deviantart.com/art/Comfortaa-font-105395949 || Modern style true type
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|-
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| adobe-source-sans-pro || http://sourceforge.net/projects/sourcesans.adobe/ || A set of OpenType fonts designed for user interfaces
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|-
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| lato-fonts || http://www.google.com/webfonts/specimen/Lato || Sans-serif typeface family
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|-
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| openpass-fonts || https://fedorahosted.org/overpass-fonts/ || Typeface based on the U.S. interstate highway road signal type system
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|-
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|}
  
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
== Benefit to Fedora ==
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== Kickstart File ==
 
== Kickstart File ==
 
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[http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=fedora-live-design-suite.ks;hb=master Latest ks file inside git repository]
* You can find the kickstart file [http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=fedora-livecd-design-suite.ks;hb=master here]
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== Nightly Builds ==
 
== Nightly Builds ==
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Nightly builds of the [http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=fedora-livecd-design-suite.ks;hb=master latest .ks file] can be found at [http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/ nightly compose] website in either [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4912327 32-bits (known as i686 architecture)] or [http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/taskinfo?taskID=4912328 64-bits (as x86_64)].
  
Nightly builds of the [http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/?p=spin-kickstarts.git;a=blob_plain;f=fedora-livecd-design-suite.ks;hb=master latest .ks file] can be found [http://alt.fedoraproject.org/pub/alt/nightly-composes/design-suite/ here].
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Sometimes nightly builds fail due internal change. We are working on them! :)
 
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Sometimes the nights are not so good and resulting to fails. We are working on them! :)
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== ISO Name / FS Label ==
 
== ISO Name / FS Label ==
 
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* fedora-19-Live-design-suite
* fedora-{%version}-{%arch}-design-suite
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== Dependencies ==
 
== Dependencies ==
 
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The current list of packages for inclusion is [[Design_Suite_Planning#Included|available]]. Whereas there's also one for package we [[Design_Suite_Planning#Wishtlist_of_packages|consider]], none of them should block the release of the spin.
The current list of packages for inclusion is [[Design_Suite_Planning#Included|available]]. Whereas there's also one for package we [[Design_Suite_Planning#Under_Consideration|consider]], none of them should block the release of the spin.
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We are also working on an equivalent comps group, which is a non-blocking component, though.
 
We are also working on an equivalent comps group, which is a non-blocking component, though.
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== Scope / Testing ==
 
== Scope / Testing ==
 
 
Generally, the spin should boot and popular applications like Gimp and Inkscape should work. The nightly builds will make testing quite easier. So far, no extraordinary changes have been included.
 
Generally, the spin should boot and popular applications like Gimp and Inkscape should work. The nightly builds will make testing quite easier. So far, no extraordinary changes have been included.
  
 
== Spins Page ==
 
== Spins Page ==
 
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Design Suite website is located at http://spins.fedoraproject.org/design/
{{admon/note|How to help:|We're aiming for a site for this spin that looks like the ones at http://spins.fedoraproject.org - so this is going to involve (1) figuring out the content and design (use the wiki sections below) - the [[#Owner.28s.29|Spin owner(s)]] will be helpful for answering questions here, but remember that ''you are driving the creation if this webpage'' - and (2) creating the webpage itself, for which the [[Websites]] team is also likely to be helpful, though you may need to be creative in terms of finding ways to contact them. They're usually responsive on IRC and on their mailing list, though you may need to use the list to schedule specific times for people to be online if you would like to engage in real-time conversation, due to the many timezones contributors live in. The Websites team can point you towards the HTML template for spins websites so you'll have something to customize, and [[User:Mchua|Mel Chua]] is happy to teach HTML in person any evening before April 10th if it would be helpful.}}
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{{admon/note|Be bold.|Feel free to edit this page; there is an "undo" button, which is the "history" tab at the top of this page; if you click there you'll go to a page where you can roll back any edits you've made). Add new sections. Edit old ones. Take these notes out. Clean it up and make it useful. This page is yours to create - it's everyone's to create.}}
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The latest version of the HTML template with this content is at http://mchua.fedorapeople.org/spins/designsuite_spinpage.html.
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=== Slogan ===
 
=== Slogan ===
 
 
* Open Creativity.
 
* Open Creativity.
 
mythcat proposal : "Imagination is more important than knowledge..." by Albert Einstein
 
mythcat proposal : "Imagination is more important than knowledge..." by Albert Einstein
  
 
=== Spin description ===
 
=== Spin description ===
 
 
Looking for a ready-to-go desktop environment brimming with free and open source multimedia production and publishing tools? Try the Design Suite, a Fedora Spin created by designers, for designers.
 
Looking for a ready-to-go desktop environment brimming with free and open source multimedia production and publishing tools? Try the Design Suite, a Fedora Spin created by designers, for designers.
  
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=== About ===
 
=== About ===
 
 
The Design Suite features a host of free and open source tools chosen by the Fedora Design Team as their favorites for day-to-day work. It includes:
 
The Design Suite features a host of free and open source tools chosen by the Fedora Design Team as their favorites for day-to-day work. It includes:
  
* '''agave''' for automatically generating color schemes.
 
 
* '''blender''' for 3D modeling, animation, rendering and post-production
 
* '''blender''' for 3D modeling, animation, rendering and post-production
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* '''bluefish''' for website design
 
* '''The GIMP''', a raster graphics editor
 
* '''The GIMP''', a raster graphics editor
 
* '''MyPaint''' a digital painting editor
 
* '''MyPaint''' a digital painting editor
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=== Screenshot ===
 
=== Screenshot ===
 
 
* Will be done later in the release cycle
 
* Will be done later in the release cycle
  
 
=== Download tab ===
 
=== Download tab ===
 
 
* For current downloads, see here http://spins.fedoraproject.org/design/#downloads
 
* For current downloads, see here http://spins.fedoraproject.org/design/#downloads
  
 
=== Support tab ===
 
=== Support tab ===
 
 
* IRC channel: #fedora-design on Freenode
 
* IRC channel: #fedora-design on Freenode
 
* mailing list: design-team@lists.fedoraproject.org
 
* mailing list: design-team@lists.fedoraproject.org
  
 
=== Custom branding ===
 
=== Custom branding ===
 
 
* To be discussed with the design team
 
* To be discussed with the design team
  
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
 
* See [[Talk:Design_Suite]]   
 
* See [[Talk:Design_Suite]]   
  
 
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[[Category:Spins_Ready_For_SIG]]
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[[Category:Spins_Fedora_16]]
 
[[Category:Spins_Fedora_15]]
 
[[Category:Spins_Fedora_15]]
 
[[Category:Spins_Fedora_14]]
 
[[Category:Spins_Fedora_14]]
 
[[Category:Spins_Fedora_13]]
 
[[Category:Spins_Fedora_13]]

Revision as of 20:17, 30 January 2013

Contents

Fedora Design Suite

Summary

The Design Suite is a Spin targeted towards professional designers, specifically the Fedora Design Team.

Previous Releases

Owner(s), Maintainer(s) and Co-Maintainer(s)

  • Name: Pierros Papadeas (Maintainer)
  • E-mail: ppapadeas at fedoraproject dot org


Detailed Description

Have you ever wanted to use the tools the Fedora Design Team is using? Or are you probably even looking forward to getting involved in Fedora as a designer? This is your chance.

The Fedora Design Suite is a tool that includes well-selected applications fitting a variety of use cases whether you decide to work on publishing documents, creating images, pictures, website, basic animation or even 3D content.

What's new?

  • Based on Gnome 3.8 desktop.
  • Removal from the list of packages no longer available in Fedora repository: agave and jockosher.
  • darktable, font-manager replace rawtherapee and fontmatrix as default package respectely.
  • Inclusion of audacity, bluefish, cmyktool, entangle, colord-extra-profile (obsoleting shared-color-profiles-extra starting from Fedora 19),filezilla and pdfshuttler.
  • More fonts (or typefaces) included those used by Fedora Design team are added: Adobe Source Sans Pro, Comfortaa, Lato and Overpass.
  • Due to the addition of several packages, Design Suite can no longer fit in a CD. For this reason, the spin now requires a minimum of 2GB USB drive or a DVD.

Default packages

Here is the list of selected packages for the suite. Note that is still possible to install the variant through Software manager.

Graphic group

Packages Website Summary
blender http://www.blender.org 3D modeling, animation, rendering and post-production
cinepaint http://cinepaint.org/ Tool for manipulating HDR images
cmyktool http://www.blackfiveimaging.co.uk/index.php?article=02Software%2F05CMYKTool Utility to manage color profiles and convert from RGB to CMYK
colord-extra-profiles http://www.freedesktop.org/software/colord/ More color profiles for color management that are less commonly used
darktable http://www.darktable.org Utility to organize and develop raw images
dia http://www.gnome.org/projects/dia/ Diagram drawing program
entangle http://entangle-photo.org Tethered shooting & control of digital cameras
fontforge http://fontforge.org/ *the* editor for font files
font-manager http://code.google.com/p/font-manager/ Font management application
gimp http://www.gimp.org Image manipulation program
gimp-fourier-plugin http://people.via.ecp.fr/~remi/soft/gimp/gimp_plugin_en.php3 A simple plug-in to do fourier transform on your image
gimp-lqr-plugin http://liquidrescale.wikidot.com/ Content-aware resizing plug-in for the GIMP
gimp-resynthesizer http://logarithmic.net/pfh/resynthesizer Gimp plug-in for texture synthesis
GREYCstoration-gimp http://www.greyc.ensicaen.fr/~dtschump/greycstoration/index.html GREYCstoration image denoising and interpolation plugin for gimp
Hugin http://hugin.sourceforge.net/ Panorama photo stitcher
ImageMagick http://www.imagemagick.org/ *the* tool for batch-processing images
inkscape http://www.inkscape.org Vector-based drawing program using SVG
mypaint http://mypaint.intilinux.com/ Fast and easy graphic application for digital painters
nautilus-image-converter http://www.bitron.ch/software/nautilus-image-converter.php Nautilus extension for image conversion
optipng http://optipng.sourceforge.net/ PNG optimizer and converter
pdfshuffler http://http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfshuffler/ initial selection
scribus http://scribus.net Desktop publishing application
shotwell http://yorba.org/shotwell/ Photo organizer
synfigstudio http://www.synfig.org Vector-based 2D animation studio
xournal http://xournal.sourceforge.net Notetaking, sketching, PDF annotation and general journal

Office group

Packages Website Summary
gnote http://live.gnome.org/Gnote Note-taking application

Internet group

Packages Website Summary
filezilla http://filezilla-project.org/ FTP, FTPS and SFTP client

Audio and Video group

Packages Website Summary
audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/ Multitrack audio editor
pitivi http://www.pitivi.org Non-linear video editor

Typeface (aka fonts) group

Packages Website Summary
aajohan-comfortaa-fonts http://aajohan.deviantart.com/art/Comfortaa-font-105395949 Modern style true type
adobe-source-sans-pro http://sourceforge.net/projects/sourcesans.adobe/ A set of OpenType fonts designed for user interfaces
lato-fonts http://www.google.com/webfonts/specimen/Lato Sans-serif typeface family
openpass-fonts https://fedorahosted.org/overpass-fonts/ Typeface based on the U.S. interstate highway road signal type system

Benefit to Fedora

This spin is insofar beneficial for Fedora itself, as it helps the Design Team by fitting its needs through selecting often used applications and including them on one spin. Additionally, it helps new users interested in design matters to join Fedora, since they'll be able to download the spin and start directly using the applications - without being required to look into the load of available packages. In a way, it fosters the design community inside Fedora.

Kickstart File

Latest ks file inside git repository

Nightly Builds

Nightly builds of the latest .ks file can be found at nightly compose website in either 32-bits (known as i686 architecture) or 64-bits (as x86_64).

Sometimes nightly builds fail due internal change. We are working on them! :)

ISO Name / FS Label

  • fedora-19-Live-design-suite

Dependencies

The current list of packages for inclusion is available. Whereas there's also one for package we consider, none of them should block the release of the spin.

We are also working on an equivalent comps group, which is a non-blocking component, though.

Aside from this, no other dependencies are required.

Scope / Testing

Generally, the spin should boot and popular applications like Gimp and Inkscape should work. The nightly builds will make testing quite easier. So far, no extraordinary changes have been included.

Spins Page

Design Suite website is located at http://spins.fedoraproject.org/design/

Slogan

  • Open Creativity.

mythcat proposal : "Imagination is more important than knowledge..." by Albert Einstein

Spin description

Looking for a ready-to-go desktop environment brimming with free and open source multimedia production and publishing tools? Try the Design Suite, a Fedora Spin created by designers, for designers.

The Design Suite includes the favorite tools of the Fedora Design Team. These are the same programs we use to create all the artwork that you see within the Fedora Project, from desktop backgrounds to CD sleeves, web page designs, application interfaces, flyers, posters and more. From document publication to vector and bitmap editing or 3D modeling to photo management, the Design Suite has an application for you — and you can install thousands more from Fedora's universe of packages.

About

The Design Suite features a host of free and open source tools chosen by the Fedora Design Team as their favorites for day-to-day work. It includes:

  • blender for 3D modeling, animation, rendering and post-production
  • bluefish for website design
  • The GIMP, a raster graphics editor
  • MyPaint a digital painting editor
  • Inkscape, a vector graphics editor
  • shotwell for managing photographs
  • scribus for professional-quality document layout
  • xournal, a sketching and document annotation program for tablet PCs
  • dia for creating flowcharts and diagrams
  • and more!

Screenshot

  • Will be done later in the release cycle

Download tab

Support tab

  • IRC channel: #fedora-design on Freenode
  • mailing list: design-team@lists.fedoraproject.org

Custom branding

  • To be discussed with the design team

Comments and Discussion