Questions about opening / editing / saving images using image-editing applications.

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Alternative for Google+ auto backup of image… how would I automate resize and transfer?

I get by with Linux but I'm by no means a guru, so please be nice :) On my other devices (Android, Windows) I use Picasa and its Auto Backup feature to automatically resize and upload to my Google ...
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Take an Image of a Physical Machine using VMWare Converter Standalone - Options diabled

I need to take an image of my Ubuntu 12.04 physical machine and keep it in a hard drive. I downloaded VMWare Converter Standalone, the only version I found as tar.gz is version 4. All the newer ...
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convert pdf images to text

i have been checking to see if there is a way to convert images of a PDFs to a real text file and i found some ways but i couldn't understand anything ,i am not that technical ,so if you please anyway ...
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Find similar images for organization?

Is there software which can find similar images so that I can put them together and separate them from other much less similar images? (Note: I am not looking for duplicate images for deduplicating, ...
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browse images in the same order by ls or nautilus?

I sort the images in a dir according to some order (e.g. their timstamp) in nautilus, and then I wonder how to browse them in the same order in eye of gnome or some image viewer? Similarly, If I ...
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Error when running aview, but no obvious problem

When running aview, even though I get the image converted to an ASCII form successfully, I get this error in Terminal: XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0" ...
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Unable to get aview to produce an image

I have installed aview the ASCII art image viewer with: sudo apt-get install aview But now when I run it with: aview /path/to/image.extension I get this: Invalid magic-not p?m family format I ...
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Image format conversion from terminal?

Is there any way to convert image formats from Ubuntu terminal? Particularly from eps to png/jpg or to any other formats.
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Is there a way to fill an image with its background color to square size?

Let me describe my problem: I have a site where I post sponsors company logos. Once I'm sent the logo (or I've googled) they are usually in rectangle size - width and height are not equal. On my ...
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Images on the screen get distorted

I am kind of stuck in some really annoying problem. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.02.My display gets distorted time and again,distortion is not on the full screen however it will be seen around ...
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Sync Image Error on MAAS Cluster

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and MAAS 1.7 When it tries to sync images it returns this error: maas.boot_image_download_service: [ERROR] Failed to download images: urlopen error [Errno -2] Name or service ...
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Tried example of how to mount an image

I tried following this thread, in particular the answer given to mount a drive. ( Questions on Loop Devices and Mounting a Disk Image ) I checked that the image made responds to an fdisk query like ...
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Rotate images from terminal

I have a directory with a lots of image but they are in wrong orientation. I want to rotate the images to correct orientation (mostly ±90o). Using image (shotwell photo) viewer I can rotate ...
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chrome won't load images in local HTML files

I just installed chrome on Ubuntu 14.04. I've an HTML file with some images stores locally withing the same folder. When I open that file in chrome or any other browser, they don't show images. ...
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Image viewer without antialiasing

I need an image viewer with following features: Infinite zoom in and zoom out. No antialiasing. I want to see pixels as is and as close as I want to. Mouse control. (optional) Show pixel ...
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bulk image download from piwigo based web gallery

I'd wish to download original sized images from this website, built upon piwigo CM http://mermaid.pink/ Single image download is allowed, but that would take ages Could you suggest me a software, ...
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How to extract images from a video? [closed]

I mean how to generate images from a video like screenshots, what are all the available options from a terminal command line to a GUI software?
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Check if an image is transparent?

I use exiftool to check two images, but it doesn't say whether the image is transparent. How can I check that then? Thanks. Examples are an PBM image and an PPM image $ exiftool test-001-001.pbm ...
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Changing login screen wallpaper to work with jpg. ubuntu 14.10

so. I would like to know how can I set login screen (lightdm) with jpg. because. it just work with png. I had to convert my images. so of 582mb => 1.8gb -.-'.
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Faststone Image Resizer equivalent for Ubuntu

I am moving over to Ubuntu from windows (gradually) and have used Faststone Image Resizer for windows for a while and found it very good, Is there an equivalent piece of software for Ubuntu that ...
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How can I rename files/change their extensions based on mimetype with a script? [duplicate]

I'm hoping someone can explain to me how i can change a file type. I recently uploaded my pictures onto my laptop and half of them are saved as a file and not an image meaning i cannot upload them ...
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Where does CHEESE store its images?

I have taken some pictures using CHEESE, but now I cannot locate those images, so I can do nothing with them. I can't even delete them for the CHEESE GUI does not allow me to do anything with the ...
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Convert thousands of .pngs to animated .gif, `convert` uses too much memory

Many of the questions asking how to create an animated gif from a set of png images suggest to use a variant of ImageMagick's convert command: convert -delay 2 -loop 0 *.png animated.gif However, I ...
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File association fails for Gwenview

Kubuntu 14.10. Trying to associate .jpg, .gif, .png to Gwenview. File Association config shows gimp as preferred application, Gwenview in second place. I set Gwenview as first option and apply ...
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OCR for getting text from an image. Error management

I want to use an OCR program to obtain some text in an image. The text is not black on white so I don't know if it will be possible. wget -q -O image ...
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How can I create a GIF out of a sequence of PNG files without the previous image appearing on the next frame?

I'll let the .gif I have do most of the talk: The GIF A bit of backstory: I have 100 PNG files (which can be accessed from this link), each one is a frame of an animation. With those files, I have to ...
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How to edit detailed image metadata (exif)?

How can I edit detailed image metadata (exif) fields? In Windows 7 this is just a right click on the file in the folder. I've searched and not found a way to edit detailed metadata (exif) fields in ...
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How to view extra large images?

Well hello, I just downloaded this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Bruegel_the_Elder_-_The_Tower_of_Babel_%28Vienna%29_-_Google_Art_Project_-_edited.jpg and I cannot open it with the default ...
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What would be a good way to scale and align various scanned images using common points?

I have a number of images of scanned maps. These maps all fit together in two dimensions. Is there a good tool I can use to specify points common to two overlapping images that'll then scale and ...
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Dark pictures in ImageViewer and Firefox

I noticed that the pictures in Image Viewer are a lot darker than they should be. For example if I open the same picture in Shotwell Photo Viewer, then the brightness of the pictures is ok. The same ...
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Posting images on internet just by pasting link

In Windows, when I was posting an image, I could just post the link with the browse dialog, by putting a url in the location bar. How can I achive the same functionality in Ubuntu with nautilus? For ...
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GNOME Image Viewer opens its window 2 pixels shorter and distorts the image by resampling

Since installing Ubuntu 14.04 (not sure if the problem was in older versions) I noticed that GNOME Image Viewer opens images in a window which is 2 pixels shorter than it needs to be to show the image ...
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Burn DICOM-compatible CD

I have some images which are in the DCM file format (DICOM image file format). I want to burn them onto a CD disk with DICOM standards (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) using Ubuntu ...
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Changing Login Background - Help with Troubleshooting

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried using the many guides that exist for this simple task, I've followed them all (since they're all so similar) but none has worked. I used this one ...
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Image viewer with simple moving to a definable folder?

I want to use trash folder rather than permanently deleting images - and according to http://askubuntu.com/a/551080/349903 on Linux trash needs to be supported by programs and there is no reliable way ...
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Simple image viewer that is using trash rather than permanently deleting files?

I tried gpicview, nomacs, mirage and viewnior - all are permanently deleting images (there is a prompt) rather than using trash. I would prefer moving to trash without confirmation. Moving to trash ...
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Trying to add timestamp to image but keep getting error unknown image property “%[exif:DateTimeOriginal]”

I want to put timestamps on all images in a directory based on the date created/modified. I've seen a bunch of methods like this and this, but they all use the code %[exif:DateTimeOriginal] which ...
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Resize and arrange pictures automatically on a canvas

I want to make a template for printing 9 cards of 63 x 88 mm on a DIN A4 paper I want to load the images so that they re-size themselves and I can print them directly. How can I do that?
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Thunar - Custom actions: select pdf extract pages as images

I like this command to convert pdf pages to png images: pdftoppm -png *.pdf prefix (my source is this answer) I would like to add a command to Thunar custom actions that would convert the selected ...
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How to make local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE Images?

Noob questions regarding Ubuntu MAAS: how to make a local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE image? Is there a software to do it such as apt-mirror? Is there a page to download the image manually and ...
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What are image viewer in linux that supports webp image fogmat?

Is there any way to see webp foto from thunar with XFCE DE? There was a similar question, but it was about nautilus. Then to get webp thumbs a tumbler (the Xfce thumbnailing service) must support, ...
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Why is the way to get an image for Mac so complicated? [closed]

This page http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx describes how to convert images. Why don't you make a page with links to images for Mac ready to use?
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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How to copy a layer between images or canvas in gimp 2.8?

I have two image tabs open and I want to copy one layer from the first image to the second image keeping dimensions and size. How would I do that? Example: I have this 640px by 400px first image ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - SSH connection - Open Image

What I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 SSH connection to another Ubuntu 14.04 machine What I'm trying to do View/Display the content of an image (.png, .jpeg, .bmp...) from the console. I'm connecting to ...
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No Icon images in unity dash for applications

I'm not sure how you would call it, but I do not have any images showing on the search bar. With that I mean the search thing with the Ubuntu logo (sorry for not knowing the name, I just installed ...
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How can I run the slideshow in a specified order?

I would like to view the images for example from the oldest until the newest. This is not possible with many viewers I tried (Mirage, Shotwell, Gnome Image Viewer).
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Photography Post Processing : For Slideshows to Music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post processing software on Linux: I already use GIMP / G'MIC and have a question regarding rather specialist bits of post processing. ...
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Does shotwell have no function to save a low quality version of a JPG?

It often happens that I have to scale down screenshots in quality for forums. If it does not: Is there a better software I could use?
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Making Ubuntu less resource heavy - running slowly for graphic design [duplicate]

So far I have worked for years in the Windows environment. I had once again to reinstall the operating system and decided to try Ubuntu 14.04. I like having work environment. Quickly and easily search ...