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

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Is there any image viewer with one-click rotation?

I am searching for a simple image viewer, like Shotwell or Eye of GNOME, but in this apps I need to save the image every time I rotate it. Is there an image viewer, which will save the image ...
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Processing Nikon D5300 Raw images in Ubuntu

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and I have installed both UFRaw and DarkTable. but I have problem processing Nikon D5300 raw files (.nef). every raw image I open in both applications has a purple tint. I ...
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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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Gimp: Export every layer as a separate PNG image

I have come to a situation where I have an image in Gimp with multiple layers. Now, I want to export every single layer as an individual image (PNG format preferably) automatically to a folder ...
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Is there a Magnifier app for Ubuntu? I want to use a bounding box with the mouse on a part of the screen and magnify it for our eyes to Zoom [duplicate]

Windows 8, (has a amazing new updated Magnifier Application, improved from Win7) for us who cannot see clearly. Does Ubuntu have a Magnifying application which you can either mouse, or crop a section ...
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Image viewer without antialiasing

I need an image viewer with following features: Infinite zoom in and zoom out. No antialiasing. I want to see pixels as is and as close as I want to. Mouse control. (optional) Show pixel ...
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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 /media/...
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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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What are image viewer in linux that supports webp image fogmat?

Is there any way to see webp foto from thunar with XFCE DE? There was a similar question, but it was about nautilus. Then to get webp thumbs a tumbler (the Xfce thumbnailing service) must support, ...
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Is there an image editing software that can open Microsoft DirectDraw Surface files in Ubuntu?

I need an editor that can open, save and edit Microsoft DirectDraw Surface (.dds) files. I know Paint.NET can open them, but well, it's .NET, so... GIMP doesn't seem to open them and I can't find a ...
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16.04 upgrade now unable to access all jpg pics

All jpegs were OK until upgrade. Now I get a black box with JPG in it when I try to open the files and it says they are corrupt. I really cannot lose all my pics! What can I do to get them back?
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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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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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Ubuntu SDK : Having difficulty getting images to work in 'QML only app' when deploying to armhf device

When I deploy my QML only program to the desktop using the Ubuntu SDK, images that I have placed in the same folder as 'Main.qml' can be accessed and displayed correctly in the application using ...
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From gnome-screenshot command line, how do you predefine the area?

So gnome-screenshot has the following options: tim@Hairy14:~$ gnome-screenshot --help Usage: gnome-screenshot [OPTION…] Take a picture of the screen Help Options: -h, --help ...
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Create a single pdf from multiple text, images or pdf files

I have a bunch of text files, images and pdf files which I want to convert into a single pdf file. How do I do it?
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How can I compress images ubuntu?

I have 5 000 images which I need to compress (to display on my website). I am new to Ubuntu. So what do I do?
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Renaming files by their modification date

I've got some (96) images, that I need to rename. Every program or script I've used is automatically sorting files by their old name, but they need to be numbered in modification date order. Example: ...
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Why are the images produced by pdfimages different when using the -all flag?

It's my understanding that pdfimages -all extracts images from PDFs in their native formats. Therefore, I expected that the JPG (lossy) images extracted from that command would have the same pixel ...
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Why are image files from pdfimages bigger than the PDFs they came from?

On Ubuntu 16.04, pdfimages -all produces image files whose sum of storage use is greater than the PDF files from which they came. Is there any explanation for this? How can I extract image files ...
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Why is the size of an image in a pdf file shown by Evince different from calculation based on DPI and resolution?

I have a pdf file which consists of only one image which fully occupies the only one page. In Evince, with 100% zoom-in scale, the size of the image (which is the same as the size of the page which ...
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How to organize/sort images by EXIF image data

I have recovered images from a lost partition and I need to sort them or put them into a folder by the creating date of the EXIF data of each image I have installed digiKam and also shotwell but have ...
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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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Ubuntu 14.04 graphical problem

Misshapen image icons. blurred image. What happen ?
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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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Ubuntu alternative to mac osx “Webcams” dashboard widget?

While I was running OSX I enjoyed the "Webcams" dashboard widget. https://www.apple.com/downloads/dashboard/webcams/webcams.html It consolidates a number of webcam images from Internet webcams into ...
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Burn DICOM-compatible CD

I have some images which are in the DCM file format (DICOM image file format). I want to burn them onto a CD disk with DICOM standards (Digital Imaging and Communications in Medicine) using Ubuntu ...
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How To Rename Multiple Photos and Videos Based on EXIF Data?

I often import photos and videos (mostly having JPG and MOV extensions) from digital cameras and tablets to my PC, and I would ideally like to see them sorted according to the dates and times they ...
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What does Ubuntu use for creating cloud-images?

I wonder how they are creating these images ? Are they using FAI or some custom process ? If you could give me some guidance how to create these images ? I would to have them with syslinux instead ...
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Can I use the terminal to move images to specific dir's using the images 'tag'?

I have a huge folder of images that I've collected over the years that my students use for coursework. It started off with about twenty images so I didn't really bother with file names or any kind of ...
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Inkscape .svg files appear different in Image Viewer

As you can see, the .svg file is rendered differently by Image Viewer to the left (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS's default program for opening .svg files) and Inkscape 0.48.4 r9939 to the right. Any way to fix ...
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distorted images, flash not loading properly, and chrome crashing on start

Yesterday I noticed several strange things happening. I noticed flash crash on BBC iplayer - I could not get it to start properly even after re-installing - it will load, but when you press play it ...
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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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Images from Webpages in Ubuntu 14.04

I m trying to download images from webpage using wget package in terminal but its not working correctly. I want all my images to get saved in a folder. But its not working. The command I m using is: ...
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Directory Structure for storing Images in a file-system

What is the best directory structure for storing personal images in a file-system? I have seen this structure in the past: YYYY/MM/DD/ But I am unhappy with it. If I want to share a single day via ...
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How to recursively and automatically convert all bmps to pngs in a given directory?

I have a directory on my machine with 100s of images in it, about half those images are bmps, and the other half are pngs... I need to make all the bmps into pngs, but as there are so many of them I ...
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How to set default image size in Eye of GNOME to window size?

if I open an image with a size of 128x128 pixels in the standard Ubuntu image viewer "Eye of GNOME", then the image is displayed in its original size, which is very small on a big screen. There is ...
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How to move zoomed picture with arrow keys?

I use Image Viewer, whenever I want to move a zoomed picture, it take me to the next picture and that is so annoying for me. Is there any hotkey or some setting that I am unaware about? Is there any ...
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Which image viewer is able to show coordinates?

I need an image viewer to help me see the XY coordinates inside an image (mouse cursor position relative to top left corner of the image). Could somebody please recommend me one?
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How to edit detailed image metadata (exif)?

How can I edit detailed image metadata (exif) fields? In Windows 7 this is just a right click on the file in the folder. I've searched and not found a way to edit detailed metadata (exif) fields in ...
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Blank images on copy paste from pdf to image editor or libreoffice

Lately I have to extract few specific images from pdf and save them as image file. For example, the following is the image copied from pdf (right click and copy image Ctrl+C). While pasting same ...
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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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How can I view / edit this image? [closed]

I have an image on a hard drive for a Linux machine that is not Ubuntu. The boot image is what I want to view/ edit. $ ls -l total 1240 -r--r--r-- 1 root root 1203050 Nov 23 2005 bzImage dr-xr-xr-x ...
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Thunderbird Composing: Copy+Paste Image between text lines

I want to write a mail with this layout: first line IMAGE second line I tried these things: In nautilus right-click on image, then "copy". Then "paste" in thunderbird: The path name ...
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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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How to crop white spaces in png images?

I have couple png images,I want to submit them in my paper.Example: Below the image there is a plenty of white space.How to extract just the image content and get rid of white space?I am on Ubuntu 14....
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Image inserting in header & footer Libre Office Calc

How to insert image in Header/Footer in Libre office Calc. Image should print without margin as page setup for letterhead printing.
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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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Cannnot read jpg file

I am converting a dcm file to jpg file, after successful conversion when i open the file i get error Error interpreting JPEG image file (Not a JPEG file: starts with 0xff 0x4f) When i send it via ...
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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 ...