Open Source Clip Art For Anything!

If you run a web page, do a newsletter for your club, or publish anything else; a source of royalty free clip art can really be handy to have!

Best of all, those open source images are right at your fingertips. Head over to your Package Manager and do a search for: openclipart

Package Manager installing Openclipart 1 and 2

Package Manager installing Openclipart 1 and 2

For the largest variety, install both Openclipart 1 and 2

It’s a big download, but the results are well worth the hard drive space.

Installing Openclipart

Installing Openclipart

Once installed, open LibreOffice from your Menu. Once open, click on the Tools menu and then click on Gallery to open your new clip art.

LIbreOffice, opening the clip art gallery

LIbreOffice, opening the clip art gallery

Browse through the left hand menu, and once you find an image you wish to use, you can click on it to add it to your document, or save it for inclusion on your web page.

If your are disinclined to use LibreOfice, you can also browse  through your new clip art, by simply going directly to it using your file browser. The artwork is stored in your /usr/share/openclipart/ directory!

Caja File Manager

Caja File Manager

You can use the graphics and images for any purpose, without attribution. A quick and easy way to pretty up your publications!