Linux Alternatives
First off there is absolutely no need to Pirate software, anyone offering to teach you Photoshop and sell you a copy is breaking the law there is no need for That kind of Karma specially with so much free software (or for Donation) out there just as good as Photoshop 
Free or Nearly Free Software Painting and Image editing: Gimp (link) GIMP is an acronym for GNU Image Manipulation Program. It is a freely distributed program for such tasks as photo retouching, image composition and image authoring.    It has many capabilities. It can be used as a simple paint program, an expert quality photo retouching program, an online batch processing system, a mass production image renderer, an image format converter, etc.GIMP is expandable and extensible. It is designed to be augmented with plug-ins and extensions to do just about anything.    GIMP runs on Linux, MS Windows and Mac OS X. GetPaint (link) Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows. It features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins. Windows Only   Office & Presentation: (presentation, Database, Drawing, Text, Spreadsheet compatible with MS office)    OpenOffice (link) OpenOffice.org - The Free and Open Productivity Suite www.openoffice.org/ - CachedA multiplatform and multilingual office suite and an open-source project. Compatible with all other major office suites, free to download Linux, Mac and Windows    Libre Office (link) LibreOffice is the free power-packed Open Source personal productivity suite for Windows, Macintosh and Linux, that gives you six feature-rich applications for all your document production and data processing needs: Writer, Calc, Impress, Draw, Math and Base. Support and documentation is free from our large, dedicated community of users, contributors and developers. Linux, Mac and Windows Illustration:    InkScape (link) An Open Source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format. Inkscape supports many advanced SVG features (markers, clones, alpha blending, etc.) and great care is taken in designing a streamlined interface. It is very easy to edit nodes, perform complex path operations, trace bitmaps and much more. We also aim to maintain a thriving user and developer community by using open, community-oriented development. Linux, Mac and Windows   DTP (Desk Top Publishing):    PagePlus (link) The ultimate free desktop publishing software! PagePlus Starter Edition is an amazing tool for designing fantastic print documents. This version is 100% free and is yours to keep so download it now and start creating fabulous documents! Windows Only      Scribus (link) Scribus is an Open Source program that brings professional page layout to Linux/UNIX, Mac OS X, OS/2 Warp 4/eComStation and Windows desktops with a combination of press-ready output and new approaches to page design. Underneath a modern and user-friendly interface, Scribus supports professional publishing features, such as color separations, CMYK and Spot Color support, ICC color management, and versatile PDF creation. Linux, Mac and Windows As you can see there is really no need to steal Software   Now that you have the software needed, here is some helpful information
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