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

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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; ...
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How to change the toolbar separator image?

Is there any way to change the toolbar separator image or make it transparent? This affects all applications such as : nautilus, gedit... N.B. my theme isnt the default theme, its Lion theme from ...
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Open With dialog offers to me “iexplore”. How?

Some days earlier I've noticed that almost every image I try to open, my Ubuntu system tries to open via 'iexplore'. I do not have wine installed, how this may happen? I'm using Jupiter (elementary ...
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Color-leveling an image via command-line

From a script, I'm trying to apply some color levels to a grayscale .tiff image (the same as I would do in Gimp). I've tried using ImageMagick's convert tool: convert input.tiff -level 102,200,0.85 ...
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How can I make QSSTV recognise my sound device

After reading this article from Instructables I wanted to try it out in Ubuntu. Luckily QSSTV is available but I'm having problems getting it to work properly. When pressing the green light (to ...
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How to convert PDF to Image?

I have requirement of converting PDF pages to images. There is a background image with some text written, so when I save this as image only background image got saved. Is there any software available ...
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Gnome Terminal Column/Row Width?

I wish to have an image in my terminal background but I am unsure how big the image needs to be. The terminal is sized at 80x24 which means 80 columns wide and 24 rows high, however I am unable to ...
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Any way to automatically compress a .gif file?

I have a 2.0 mb gif I want to make smaller, preferably by dropping some frames. Is there a command line utility or a program that will do it for me automatically? Thanks.
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How do I print an image over multiple pages?

I have a very tall image (880x9445 pixels) which I would like to print (specifically, to PDF). But when I print the image it always comes out as one page; there does not seem to be any way to scale ...
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How to create a Video from images not like a slideshow?

Im looking for a software which creates a movie from a set of images unlike a slideshow from ffmpeg, Imagination, Openshot etc. Looking more like a movie feature from Picasa, video from the webapp ...
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How do I create a restore disk?

I'm new to ubuntu and reinstalled 11.04 atleast 10 times already. Each time I reconfigure all my settings and end up breaking something. It is really annoying and would be much easier if I can save ...
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Ubuntu replacement for IrfanView

On Windows I really liked IrfanView as a basic image editor/manager. Some of the main features I liked were great shortcut keys good batch conversion options ability to work with many image file ...
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How to bulk rename files after modification date?

I've got some photos with quite random names, but the dates (not exif, but when they were last edited) are correct. I'd like to rename them in that order, preferably so that the first photo is named ...
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Quickest method to display image dimensions for files in Nautilus in List View?

What's the simplest and quickest way to display the dimensions of a folder containing images? There doesn't appear to be an option to do this in Nautilus. There's only so many right-click file > ...
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Are there any easy to use image editing programs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Paint.NET alternative? I want to crop, maybie highlight some of the picture and be able to save in jpg. I want a program that is easy to use. I tried Gimp but ...
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Image slideshow application?

I want to show my images, is there any good application for image slideshow that has many transition effects?
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Xubuntu 11.04 doesn't boot with a splash screen/image [closed]

I have recently installed Xubuntu 11.04 and when it boots up there is no splash image. I have looked all over the internet trying to installed splash images and looking the matter up but had no help ...
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Accidentally deleted the “linux-image-generic”

Well I tell you that my problem started when upgrading to Ubuntu 11.04. As it happened to me when I updated Ubuntu 10.04 to 10.10, every time I installed something, I got an error when reading ...
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Is there any program to detect duplicate images? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I find duplicate photos? The title says all: Is there any program to detect duplicate images? Regards.
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Batch-mode image effects

I've created a small time-lapse animation film using gphoto2 and ffmpeg. The film would look way better if I could run a GIMP effect on all images - say, the cubism effect. Is there a convenient way ...
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Why does Ubuntu CD contain a “pics” folder with Debian-related images?

There is a "pics" folder on the Ubuntu CD, containing some PNG files, which are apparently a part of an offline HTML document about Debian. Just curious, is there any use of them somewhere in the live ...
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Resize large images with mogrify (ImageMagick) but leave small images unaffected

Images can be resized using mogrify from the ImageMagick suite: `mogrify -resize 256x256 *.jpg` But this will resize images so that the largest dimension is 256px, including images that are smaller ...
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Why does Shotwell have the X & Y positions inverted when using crop

When i try to crop an image with shotwell and select custom Crop the X and Y are inverted. I think it should be like this: the first number is how long the image is (X) and the second how high it is ...
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Batch Image Crop to 6x4

I have a bunch of images which are not 6x4 images. How can I crop all the images to 6x4 and keep to the best quality possible at the same time?
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JPEG files default to “bless” (Hex Editor), not to “eog” (Image Viewer)

I opened a JPEG file once with the HEX editor bless. Now Nautilus and GNOME in general have associated all JPEG files with bless. How do I get it to go back to eog (Image Viewer)? I've tried enabling ...
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Read a multipage tiff?

I'm trying to sort out how to open a multi-page tiff. The sender swears it has more than one page, but in the default viewer I'm only able to see the first page. How do I view all pages?
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Is there an alternative to Adobe Fireworks?

I often have to make designs for internet-use. I have had Fireworks for years and it suits my purpose. These are the details I like in it: Good tools for moderate image manipulation (cutting, ...
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What can I use to open a floating point tiff?

On this thread I saw that GIMP is not displaying this tiff image right. Is there another program I can use to open it?
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Fast image cropping

I have scanned some family albums on my flatbed scanner. The scanner glass has room for three photos, so I ended up with nearly 500 JPEGs that needs to be cropped to three images each. GIMP seems to ...