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Suppose I have a folder with pictures in them. If I sort them by name once I open one with Image Viewer and navigate to the others the order is respected. But if I sort my files by modification date, for example, I can't do that. Basically, the default Image Viewer only lets you navigate images by name.

According to this post on the ubuntuforums this has been an issue since 2007! Is there a good/easy way to fix it? Seems like such a trivial thing to me.

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Well I found here that installing gThumb is an alternative to it. Other suggestions welcome.

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geeqie is a good alternative too. – poolie Jan 10 '11 at 23:22

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