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

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How can I scale all images in a folder to the same width?

I want to scale all images in a given folder to the same width (but different appropriately scaled heights). How can I do this using a GUI-based or command-line tool? For bonus points, is it ...
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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. ...
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Why aren't old linux-images removed when installing new kernel updates? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a way to remove/hide old kernel versions? On my laptop I have limited space but install all new updates, including kernel updates. However, Ubuntu doesn't seem ...
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How to fix “K3b can only copy CD-Extra mixed mode CDs” error?

I'm trying to make a backup (an iso image) of an old cd, but I'm getting the error message "K3b can only copy CD-Extra mixed mode CDs", any idea how to fix it? I saw in a forum telling to check the ...
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Streaming a webcam video to the web-page in Ubuntu

I need a software which were able to capture images from a webcam and stream it to the web-page. I already tried a webcam-server, but it uses java applet on the client side for retrieving pictures, ...
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Is there a lightweight tool to crop images quickly?

I need to crop images often - photos, printscreens, etc., and loading gimp for such a simple task takes way too long. Can you recommend a more robust alternative?
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How to install dot provided by graphviz?

How can install the package? I have to do a test dot -Tpng -o <path> <path> But while installing it fails. $ uname -a Linux GoogleKnockOuter 2.6.38-8-generic #42-Ubuntu SMP Mon Apr 11 ...
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How To Convert A Configured Ubuntu System To An Unlimited ISO? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I make my own customized Ubuntu version? How to customize live Ubuntu CD? Can I build a Ubuntu ISO from a manifest? Preface: My initial thought ...
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program to view multiple images as a multi page document

I'd like to view multiple JPEG images (scans) like a PDF. If I open one in gwenview, it displays them fitting into the screen, and I cannot really scroll. If I open them in okular, it displays them ...
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Why would Firefox produce images like this?

Very often Firefox will load images that are cut oddly like the one attached. Refreshing doesn't fix it. Chromium doesn't do it. How could I fix this?
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Need an image editor with simple font selection

I need to add bookmarks as text to my images (if possible with certain levels of opacity), currently I have GIMP, Xpaint and Gnome paint drawing editor. But all these are not good to simply adding a ...
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How do I render SVG files with subpixel hinting for text?

I need to render an SVG image with very small text, so I would like to use subpixel hinting, like so: Inkscape doesn't provide an option to use subpixel hinting for PNG export, neither does the ...
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Is linux virtualbox images legal to distribute?

I have website with adsense. Can I share linux distro's virtualbox images with users? Is this legal? Will it affect on my adsense account?
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Is there an Image Viewer that will save zoom settings across images/folders or use 100% as default?

It seems to me all the image viewers use a fit to screen approach that zooms out the images... I can set the zoom to 100%, but as soon as I switch images I have to do it again. I'd rather not have it ...
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How can I improve Nautilus’ performance?

I tried PCManFM too, same thing. Windows Explorer on Windows 7 can load the directory, thumbnails and all, in as little as 30 seconds or so. In Nautilus, it's constantly jostling around all the images ...
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Create movies from images and sound files scripting transitions using the console?

I need a program without GUI that accepts some kind of scripting language capable of transitions (fade, scale...) and generates movie files like avi, mkv... from images like jpg, png and audio like ...
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How to automatically put text into picture files

I have a template for a business card and a text file with several hundred codes (each separated by commas). Is there a method to (automatically): for each code overlay it onto the template and export ...
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Converting images to PPM P3 (using convert command)

I was wondering if there is a quick way to convert a given image to a PPM image that is in version P3. The convert command returns it in P6 by default. Thanks!
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Eye Of Gnome with blank background in place of image, except in full screen mode [closed]

When trying to open image files with Eye of Gnome, it only displays a window with a blank background in place of the image that can be zoomed and rotated. It only displays the image in full screen ...
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Mount single partition from image of entire disk (device)

I made an image of my entire disk with dd if=/dev/sda of=/media/external_media/sda.img Now the problem is I'd like to mount an ext4 filesystem that was on that disk but mount -t ext4 -o loop ...
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Is there any image application that can cut part of an image and is faster/ligther than GIMP?

from screenshot I want to cut only part that is important. I do know I can do it using GIMP, but GIMP is very slow too start. Is there any default image application that can do it faster?
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Is it possible to view WebP images in nautilus / photo program?

I've converted some images from jpeg to google's WebP image format, which reduces my images' size by about 90%! The big problem is that WebP images can only be viewed with a web browser, not with ...
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Batch Processing tif images? Converting .tif to .jpeg

I'm trying to mass convert a handful of .tif files. I found phatch could look like a good candidiate but I'm running Ubuntu 11.04. Looks like they don't have a .deb for my version. Anyone have any ...
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How can I extract text from images?

How can I extract text from images? I am not talking about scanned files, but garden variety images, such as when you take a high-def picture of a blackboard at class, and it is nicely handwritten; ...