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

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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 ...
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How can I make an Ubuntu recovery image on external media?

I am about to expand my Ubuntu partition, so I think I should make a backup of current one in case something goes wrong. Is there some software to make a bootable USB and recovery image?
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Read graphics info in command line?

Is there a command that can read image attributes , I only need it's height / width.
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Application for Resizeing and Reducing Dimensions of a given Image Precisely?

I was creating themes for Nokia phones on 11.10 so I need an application to reduce the dimensions and size of a given image precisely, say X-KB and x*y Dimensions, Is there any such application?, Help ...
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command line tool to bulk extract images from a pdf?

I have a pdf catalog that was given to me from a client in pdf format. They don't have the images but they're in the pdf. Is there a way to extract all images from a pdf using a command line tool ...
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no ui or default configuration found? [closed]

I created a custom Ubuntu 11.10 amd64 desktop based distro using remastersys, but whenever I try to boot using the iso file in vmware, it shows this error : no ui or default configuration found I've ...
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How do I crop from the default image viewer?

I recall an "Edit Image" button in 11.04 that would bring up a second window with a "Crop" button easily visible. But now, in 11.10, I see no such button. In fact, I can't find a way to crop at all ...
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LibreOffice image problem

Why my LibreOffice can't show images. It showing images like this: Can someone help?
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How can i put 4 images on a A4 image via the console

I am working on a Photo-booth installation, and i want to take 4 photos (this i have figured out), and then combine them so they are on a a4 paper sheet ready to be printed. I need to do this through ...
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Cannot open PNG files with imageviewer [closed]

When I try to open PNG files, I double click them, then nothing happens. I have to go to "Open with" and select F-spot photoviewer to view PNG files. This is eog, eye of gnome, correct? How can I ...
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Previewing Images Before Opening?

If anyone is familiar with Windows 7, you can change the view to "Thumbnail" and see what the image is before opening the file. I noticed on Ubuntu that PDF files show a preview, but it seems like ...
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“Could not load image” error after edit the image with Darktable

I cannot open pictures which I have edited with Darktable. Thanks for helping!
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How to get/edit EXIF meta-data of multiple images?

I ran into big problem yesterday night. I took out my old digital camera, and started using it without setting current date and time. All photos clicked now have date as Jan 01, 2009 I want to ...
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Why is Firefox not rendering “long” images correctly? [closed]

When I visit webpages that have long images firefox is not rendering them correctly. It seems to be the very long pictures the cause this problem. I don't know where the breaking point is for this. ...