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

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How to resize an image through the terminal?

I have Ubuntu 10.04. I have converted image through terminal using the following command: convert myfigure.png myfigure.jpg. But I want to resize the height and width of the converted image. Is ...
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How do I combine Multiple TIF files into a Single TIF file?

I have a series of TIF files and would like to convert them into a Single TIF file How do I do that?
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How do I change the bucket fill colour in Gimp Image Editor?

How do I change the bucket fill colour in Gimp Image Editor?
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cannot print pdf pages with images

When I try to print a PDF file that contains images, the printing stops just before the first page that contains an image. If the first page contains an image, only a single blank page is printed. I ...
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Problems with Grub Customizer 3.0.4

I have had problems with Grub Customizer with 12.10. One of the problems is that the up and down arrow keys don't function when I add a background image. I recently had to reinstall Ubuntu because I ...
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Where can I find testing version of ubuntu in development [duplicate]

I am looking for testing version of Ubuntu 13.04, I have looked in this question Alternate ISO image for current unstable (alpha/beta) releases but the links in the answer did not show me the place to ...
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Is 12.10 avconv's image sequence support (img%03d.jpg) broken?

I'm using avconv version 0.8.5-6:0.8.5-0ubuntu0.12.10.1, and am trying to encode a sequence of PNGs into a video, using the wildcard format (avconv -f image2 -i img%d.jpg /tmp/a.mpg), found in both ...
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How to find and download a image file of specific resolution using wget?

How can I find and download an image file of specific resolution e.g.: 100x99 whose file name is not known using wget? Thanks in advance.
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Extracting images from video in 1 minute intervals

I would like to extract images from a video Exp01.avi, the video is 25 minutes long. I want the images to be extracted from the video after every 1 minute interval. Please someone tell me how to do ...
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Netpbm PAM image format support not working

The Netpbm PAM documentation suggests that I will have a fairly seamless transition if I choose to start using PAM instead of PPM/PGM/PBM as an image format: "PAM" is in fact a fourth format. But ...
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Can I take an image of Login person after 3 login attempts fail?

IS there any way to take an image after 3 login attempts fail.and later i want shutdown system and before this i would like to block all ports so the person cant access the system thorough any ...
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how to extract UI images like icons, windows, buttons from ubuntu 12?

I have downloaded the Ubuntu OS for my computer. I needed few system ui images. But unable to find, i need them for my icons and windows. Thank you
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feh alternative that reproduce .gif

I love feh to classify my image collections, I've set the actions to move the current image to a certain directory, the problem comes when trying to open gifs, feh doesn't animate them. Therefore I ...
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How do I change the background at boot time for Ubuntu 12.04?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome. I want to replace the background image of the screen where I'm asked to choose between Windows and Ubuntu. I replaced this image ...
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Software for making mosaic image from a collection of images

I have a collection of images and an image that I want to generate from that collection. What software is there available for Ubuntu for generating a mosaic image? How to do it?
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how to reduce size of an image from 130 kb to between 20kb - 50 kb

As per a requirement mentioned here the size of photos submitted should be between 20kb-50kb. I have my scanned photos which have been cropped but the sizes are still ~139 kb. If I reduce the pixels ...
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How to create an image of my ubuntu 12.10

Hi last week I installed ubuntu 12.10 on my laptop and Today I have my system more or less configure as I like. I would like to know how can I create an image of the system that can use to install ...
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How to find all images with a certain pixel size using commandline?

I am trying to find all JPG images within a folder with subfolders that have either width or hight below 300px. This way I want to detect old thumbnails and delete them. For sure I can find all ...
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Zoom in on Small photos without losing pixel crispness

I'm working on some pixel art but when I preview it in something like eye of gnome, the image gets blurry instead of showing crisp pixels. I know this sounds backwards, but how do I prevent that? ...
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What fast image viewers are available for Ubuntu?

What is the fastest / most responsive image viewer? I'm looking for a program that is responsive and opens large .jpgs fast - progressively and/or by cleverly loading only parts it will render. A 6 ...
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a lot of noise on image

hi i have some image problem both in libreoffice draw and default image viewer that the picture is so noisy but when i look into another image viewer the image become less noisy. and i realize when i ...
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Firefox image background turned grainy

I've been tinkering a lot with the drivers for my Intel HD Graphics CPU - installing different drivers and activating SNA. So far without breaking anything. The only change I've noticed is that the ...
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very poor images quality in Chromium

I have Ubuntu 12.04 and the images rendering in Chromium browser are very very poor. Here is a screenshot : I've tried also in Firefox and it seems to be better than Chromium but still weak. I ...
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Upgrade php5-gd on 12.04?

I'm working with the GD library for image manipulation, to which I need to create some transparent PNGs. Instead, I'm getting a black background. I've looked everywhere on how to generate a blank, ...
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Weird titles and images?

I just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and I am BRAND new to the whole ubuntu thing. I installed it alongside windows and it opened up just fine but when i go through certain pages, like in the ubuntu software ...
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Gimp won't open PSD file: 'no such file or directory' [closed]

Trying to open a PSD file in Gimp, I get this message: Opening '/home/neils/Downloads/file.psd' failed: Error loading PSD file: No such file or directory The terminal output reads: (gimp:2785): ...
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Intelectual Property of files uploaded to Ubuntu One

Ubuntu, I am an artist thinking about using ubuntu one to back up my art / photos / other work. I have a very important question about the files and photos that I upload to Ubuntu one: Do I lose ...
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How can I instruct Nautilus to pre-generate thumbnails?

I have a large library of PDF documents (papers, lectures, handouts) that I want to be able to quickly navigate through. For that I need thumbnails. At the same time however, I see that the ...
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Is it possible to increase the size of thumbnails in the filename conflict dialog?

When the files being moved or copied are images, bigger thumbnails would make it easier to see the file contents and decide on how to solve conflicts. Is there any way the default thumbnail size in ...
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how to use comix to open image folders together?

I have an album containing many image folders. I want to watch them using comix directly, unfortunately i must open each folder one by one. How to open them together with comix?. or, do you have any ...
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Is there a quick way to convert camera raw files to DNG?

Before I switched from Windows to Ubuntu for my daily computing, I used Adobe's Photoshop Lightroom for processing photos from my DSLR. Adobe made it really straightforward to batch convert from ...
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Can I get an image containing both Ubuntu Desktop and Ubuntu Server?

I am a professor teaching operating systems. The students find it convenient to use a GUI in Ubuntu. However, after installing Ubuntu Server, they have to install Ubuntu Desktop. This requires ...
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Grub Customizer doesn't change image background

I use the latest version of Grub Customizer (3.0.2) and Ubuntu 12.04. On "appearance settings" I changed the background image and the font, but once I reboot the system they don't appear on grub, ...
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Cairo Dock: White outline on selected icons?

I installed Cairo Dock and it's working fine, but I'm seeing a white outline on selected icons. I've searched, but cannot find the file (s) associated with this outline. Any ideas? Thanks!
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Why are the images noisy and low quality system wide? Why do the color profiles not activate?

I'm relatively new to Ubuntu (12.04) and I'm now trying to decide if the system is usable for serious photography work. So far I love Unity and the snappiness of the system but there are some problems ...
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Why does Ubuntu only boot when I have the installation USB stick plugged in? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can't boot without Flash Drive plugged in I made a USB image from Ubuntu's main website, for Ubuntu 12.4.1, and it installed and ran perfectly off the harddrive. It ...
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How to start Image Viewer in front?

I use image viewer on the gnome shell. Yet when I am in file manager and open an image, the image opens in the background. How to start in front of everything else?
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wget fails to download an image [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: wget downloads corrupt JPEG file I'm trying to do a script so I can set this image as background and update it each 10 minutes, but I can not even download the image: $ ...
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What is the best way to image Ubuntu for multiple computers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Best way to clone an installation (copying to identical hardware) What is the best way to image one Ubuntu install for multiple computers?
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Specific image viewing app

I am trying to find the lightest possible image viewing program to perform a very specific task. I have a large folder of images in various formats (jpg, png, gif). I want to view these images in a ...
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Use image as video stream?

I want to use an image as a video stream source in flashplayer, for websites like ustream. Preferably something light on memory/cpu. From what I've read, xawtv might be able to create a fake ...
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Clone 320GB Hardrive [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a disk image and restore from it later? Backup : Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Can i clone 320gb hardrive with Ubuntu installed onto a 8gb PenDrive. I have ...
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How do you mount an hd image made from ddrescue?

Today I used ddrescue to make an image of a failed hd. I stored this image on a separate partition on my 500 Gb hd. The partition is: sda8 and the filename is backup.img. The image was of an hd that ...
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How do I create a dd image of multiple filesystems in Xubuntu 12.04?

I have four filesystems with various samples files on them that I want to combine into a single dd image, how would I do this using dd? Should I be using something else other than dd? Thanks.
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ubuntu-12.04-dvd-amd64.iso only 1.6G?

Is it normal? The old Ubuntu DVD used to be 3.9 GB or more, has a lot of stuff for off-line users really, so what just happened?
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Do I need to backup my swap partition?

The thing I wonder why I am not able to see swap area of ubuntu in clonezilla. I want to create an image of my ubuntu. However, I cannot find the swap partition of ubuntu to image it. Thanks.
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Python Popen Image Viewer

Using a Python script, I want to be able to open an image and close it on ubuntu. Looking at the answer here: ...
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How to automatically add meta-tags to screenshot?

I was wondering if there is a way to automatically add a given meta-tag to the screen-shots taken on pressing print screen key. It would really be a time-saver because I upload many screen-shots to ...
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Problem with Gtk.Image

i am having a problem with a Gtk.Image. I use the set_from_file() function to add the image to the Gtk.Image but the image is not displayed! Instead the broken icon is... The image exist and i can ...
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How do I backup the pre-installed Windows before installing Ubuntu?

I want to install only Ubuntu on my new laptop. But before that, I would like to make a backup of the Windows OEM installation on my laptop and then later, in case I wanted to sell the laptop, I would ...