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

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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 ...
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Merging two pictures

Is there a tool in Ubuntu to automatically merge two images having a common strip? I need to scan a large image, which will not fit at once in the scanner. I was thinking about scanning it in two ...
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Is there a GUI to convert/extract images to/from pdf?

I mean something like a graphical interface / front end for Imagemagick or a simpler application that would allow converting/extracting images through the interface (not in the Terminal).
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Why my computer fails when converting many images in Imagemagick with one command?

After updating to Precise had a few times the following mishap: when I try to convert to pdf many (100, 200) jpegs or pngs, my system gets completely stuck and need hard reboot. Or, more fortunately, ...
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Load and show an image from the web in Python with Gtk 3?

I'm writing an app on Ubuntu 12.04 with Python and GTK 3. The problem I have is that I can't figure out how I should do to show a Gtk.Image in my app with an image file from the web. This is as far ...
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Is there any possible way to recover JPG images from a specific period of time?

Yesterday, during data transmission to an external hard drive, all data has been lost due to unexpected HDD crash. I've tried to use PhotoRec for a specific partition, it retrieved over 50 000 images, ...
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How to create disk image/clone [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to make a disk image and restore from it later? I am not sure what is the difference between image and clone but I have just installed fresh system on my laptop and ...
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How do I easily resize a wallpaper for my screen?

I like to use wallpapers from Interfacelift but not all the wallpapers are my screens resolution and I was wondering what the best/easiest method would be to resize then to fit onto my resolution. I ...
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Why do the wallpapers I put in the 'Pictures folder' never save?

I was in the appearance settings and I added some of my own custom wallpapers. It was all good, until I went back later only to find that all of the images I have imported where gone. Every time I ...
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Navigate Thru Pictures in a Compressed File without extracting

Is there a way to view pictures that are inside a compressed file (suppose .rar) withour having to extract all them? Example: when i open a certain rar file that contains pictures, if i double click ...
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Wallpapers other than default are not appearing as background after restart

I'm using Ubuntu10.4 along with windows 7 and I'm changing wallpaper other than default but after restarting the system, screen remains completely black..
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How can I determine the size of an image from the command line?

I have an image called ZEAKR.jpg. How can I know its size and format from the command line?
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How do I show an animated gif in the app I am developing?

I am developing Discvur, a simple Imgur viewer, for the Ubuntu App Showdown. Therefore I use quickly + Glade + Gtk + Python. PyGObject instead of PyGtk would be highly appreciated. I would like to ...
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How do I include basic image editing in my python application?

I am making an application for the Ubuntu App Showdown and I want to include basic image editing like adding black and white, grey effects etc to the image. But I don't know how to do that. I have ...
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command line tool for smush.it?

Is there a command line tool for the smush.it webservice? I know there is a jar that you can download. But i'm looking for something i can just install with the ubuntu package manager, aptitude.
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Images not working with Glade?

I am sorry if it appears that I am spamming, I am just trying to learn as much about Ubuntu development as possible. I have this basic Quickly app set up and working fine. I have one image on the ...
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Resizing images with same pixel ratio

Using ubuntu 10.10. I want to resize images keeping the same pixel ratio. Currently i have images with 300*300 .Now i want to crop the images but want that the ratio 300*300 be maintained. Which ...
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Why opening Ubuntu's default wallpaper (warty-final-ubuntu.png) in Image Viewer always fails?

Everytime I try to open Ubuntu (any version, since from 8.04 with which I started) default wallpaper, named "warty-final-ubuntu.png", I get the following error. I have also reported bug for the ...
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Software for Imgur image upload

Is there any software that can help me upload images directly to imgur.com. Command line softwares would be more appreciated.
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Submitting some snapshots of nature from my collection

I want to submit some of snapshots of nature taken by me to ubuntu in order to put it in the main ubuntu operating system as background pictures. May I do so? What's the procedure? I will be waiting ...
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How to divide an image in X equal parts

I am working to create a Google group for Ubuntu but one thing I want to do is create the main image that goes in the top (The one that divides into 5 pieces). How can I divide an image horizontally ...
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How to unpack a tar file into a blank disk image?

I'm trying to unpack a tar file in to a disk image which I created. I have no idea how to do it, Since the disk image .img is not a directory. Can anyone give some suggestions? By the way, I have ...
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Downloading error “Could not retrieve the required disk image ” [duplicate]

When I try to download Ubuntu 12.04 using the Windows installer (Wubi) through a proxy server which requires proxy authentication, after I choose the Ubuntu installation size, username and password, ...
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Convert via terminal CRW format to JPG or PNG

How can I convert CRW format images to JPG or PNG via terminal. tried convert and mogrify with no luck. It gave a weird corrupted error while processing the CRW files but I can view them fine using ...
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Image Viewer - Automatically fill window with image

When I maximise an Image Viewer window, the picture stays the same size. In the view options none of them seem to make the image just fill the window. I can zoom in but that is quite irritating as I ...
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Low quality image rendering in gthumb/eog

I am having problems with image quality when reducing images or zooming out in certain applications. It looks almost as if the image is not being smoothed or anti-aliased. On the left is gthumb/eog ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 wallpaper problem when using two monitors

I am using two monitors, the main resolution is 1920x1080 and the secondary is 1440x900. Everything seems to work fine (with default drivers, fglrx crashes bad), besides windows opening in the wrong ...
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Image manipulation through a local proxy

I would like to run commands on images before they come to my browser. For example, I would like to compute the MD5 of the image, then decide whether I should pass it unmodified, pipe it through an ...
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How to save screenshots as JPG automatically?

I want to make all screenshots I take jpeg automtically -- not png. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Thanks a lot.
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Pinta installs but wont load a gui

Pinta paint program installs from Software Center, but doesnt load from launcher icon, or load from applications folder icon, or Terminal. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 on an Intel Atom dual core machine ...
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Software to add images to video?

I have video where I want to put images on my hand (in the video) and have them fly all over the video screen. Is their any software for Ubuntu 11.10 to do this or at least to insert an image into the ...
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GUI tool for watermarking photos and other images

Parents asked me if they can watermark their photos. By "watermark" I mean a small signature in a corner. I made Phatch scenario which they run they need. But it looks like Phatch breaks rotation ...
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How can I compile imgcnv?

I'd like to compile imgcnv so that I can chop up images for panojs. imgcnv's INSTALL directions are extremely curt: $ pwd /home/$USER/src/imgcnv $ ls build-imgcnv-cygwin.sh INSTALL matlab ...
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Image info (resolution, etc) inside of Nautilus

I use Ubuntu 11.10 with Gnome 3 (gnome shell) UI. Is it possible to get a quick image info by clicking or hovering the image, without having to right click -> properties -> image ? I often have to ...
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Building a ubuntu image ready with necessary software [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I easily remaster Ubuntu? My friend want to have ubuntu installed but don't have access to high speed Internet. So I want to build an image which will include ...
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Is there a CLI webcam image grabber that works with a video4linux2 device?

I've tried everything in apt-cache search webcam |sort -u and everything has some problem. Correcting any syntax mistakes, showing how to use a "GUI only" from the CLI or a good ...
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Eye of gnome image bug with ATI graphic driver [closed]

I just installed the ATI driver for my Ubuntu 11.10. After some annoying bugs and errors it works for now. But there is one most stupid bug. Whenever I open a picture in the default image viewer (eye ...
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Errors were encountered while processing: linux-image / headers / generic

I tried to update my machine through the Update Manager and found some errors. First, before I get to the problem, I feel I should mention that my OS (10.04) is mounted on a portable HDD that boots ...