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

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How to make an iso image for the current installed ubuntu?

I usually install Ubuntu 12.10 beside windows on the same machine, and sometimes I have a problem with windows 7 so I have to reinstall it and then reinstall Ubuntu. When that happens I need to ...
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How to view extra large images?

Well hello, I just downloaded this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Pieter_Bruegel_the_Elder_-_The_Tower_of_Babel_%28Vienna%29_-_Google_Art_Project_-_edited.jpg and I cannot open it with the default ...
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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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Simple image viewer that is using trash rather than permanently deleting files?

I tried gpicview, nomacs and viewnior - all are permanently deleting images (there is a prompt) rather than using trash. I would prefer moving to trash without confirmation. Moving to trash after ...
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Posting images on internet just by pasting link

In Windows, when I was posting an image, I could just post the link with the browse dialog, by putting a url in the location bar. How can I achive the same functionality in Ubuntu with nautilus? For ...
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What would be a good way to scale and align various scanned images using common points?

I have a number of images of scanned maps. These maps all fit together in two dimensions. Is there a good tool I can use to specify points common to two overlapping images that'll then scale and ...
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Dark pictures in ImageViewer and Firefox

I noticed that the pictures in Image Viewer are a lot darker than they should be. For example if I open the same picture in Shotwell Photo Viewer, then the brightness of the pictures is ok. The same ...
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What fast image viewers are available for Ubuntu?

What is the fastest / most responsive image viewer? I'm looking for a program that is responsive and opens large .jpgs fast - progressively and/or by cleverly loading only parts it will render. A 6 ...
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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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GNOME Image Viewer opens its window 2 pixels shorter and distorts the image by resampling

Since installing Ubuntu 14.04 (not sure if the problem was in older versions) I noticed that GNOME Image Viewer opens images in a window which is 2 pixels shorter than it needs to be to show the image ...
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Resize and arrange pictures automatically on a canvas

I want to make a template for printing 9 cards of 63 x 88 mm on a DIN A4 paper I want to load the images so that they re-size themselves and I can print them directly. How can I do that?
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Restoring Ubuntu on another device

I have installed Ubuntu on a Dell Pc. Made an image of it with our Imaging software. When I restored the image on another pc. There is only a white cursor blinking. The GRUB does not come up. Is ...
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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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Changing Login Background - Help with Troubleshooting

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 I've tried using the many guides that exist for this simple task, I've followed them all (since they're all so similar) but none has worked. I used this one ...
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I can't open .jpg files, what to do?

Recently, I extracted from an .iso file some pictures, but I can't see them. When I try to open .jpg files with Image Viewer, it shows me this error: "Error interpreting JPEG image file (Not a JPEG ...
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Image viewer with simple moving to a definable folder?

I want to use trash folder rather than permanently deleting images - and according to http://askubuntu.com/a/551080/349903 on Linux trash needs to be supported by programs and there is no reliable way ...
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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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Trying to add timestamp to image but keep getting error unknown image property “%[exif:DateTimeOriginal]”

I want to put timestamps on all images in a directory based on the date created/modified. I've seen a bunch of methods like this and this, but they all use the code %[exif:DateTimeOriginal] which ...
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How to make local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE Images?

Noob questions regarding Ubuntu MAAS: how to make a local repository of Ubuntu MAAS PXE image? Is there a software to do it such as apt-mirror? Is there a page to download the image manually and ...
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Thunar - Custom actions: select pdf extract pages as images

I like this command to convert pdf pages to png images: pdftoppm -png *.pdf prefix (my source is this answer) I would like to add a command to Thunar custom actions that would convert the selected ...
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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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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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Why is the way to get an image for Mac so complicated? [closed]

This page http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/create-a-usb-stick-on-mac-osx describes how to convert images. Why don't you make a page with links to images for Mac ready to use?
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How to find all images with a certain pixel size using commandline?

I am trying to find all JPG images within a folder with subfolders that have either width or hight below 300px. This way I want to detect old thumbnails and delete them. For sure I can find all ...
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Firefox can't download images

Im using firefox like most people on ubuntu, i like it, and i use it a lot for web development too. The thing is, i cannot download images, i right click them, save image as, select location and it ...
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What is the best picture compression tool?

Is there a tool which can achieve good picture compression without loosing the image quality, which can produce optimal images for websites and can compress images in batches?
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How can I find duplicate photos?

What can I use to find duplicate photos, including photos that have been resized?
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export list of duplicate images on digikam/findimagedupes/fsplint/geeqie

I have 60000 images. And when I ask any of the following tools to come up with similar photos, all of them pop out a big list of around 3000 names of images. digikam gives a cool UI which lets me see ...
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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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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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Which diashow viewer has a shuffle functionality?

I would like to see all images in my image-library in a diashow in a shuffled order. I tried some viewers, but they don't get along with my 100GB of Photos or they wanted me to copy all folders in a ...
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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 to copy a layer between images or canvas in gimp 2.8?

I have two image tabs open and I want to copy one layer from the first image to the second image keeping dimensions and size. How would I do that? Example: I have this 640px by 400px first image ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 - SSH connection - Open Image

What I'm using Ubuntu 14.04 SSH connection to another Ubuntu 14.04 machine What I'm trying to do View/Display the content of an image (.png, .jpeg, .bmp...) from the console. I'm connecting to ...
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How do I change or delete the album cover image shown in rhythmbox?

I have Ubuntu 12.04 installed, and I have some wrong covers associated with albums. I've already disabled the cover plug-in, but the wrong covers that were downloaded are still being shown when I ...
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RAW exports wrong (Photivo, Rawtherapee)

I am using Ubuntu 13.10. I started shooting my images in RAW (NEF) and downloaded Photivo to process them. While working in Photivo, everything is OK. The problem is when you save the rendered image. ...
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No Icon images in unity dash for applications

I'm not sure how you would call it, but I do not have any images showing on the search bar. With that I mean the search thing with the Ubuntu logo (sorry for not knowing the name, I just installed ...
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How can I run the slideshow in a specified order?

I would like to view the images for example from the oldest until the newest. This is not possible with many viewers I tried (Mirage, Shotwell, Gnome Image Viewer).
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Alternative image viewers

I dont really like Eye of Gnome (EOG). What other image viewers are available for Ubuntu? I am using gwenview but it takes a long time to load.
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Photography Post Processing : For Slideshows to Music

I am migrating from Windows to Linux and have a question about post processing software on Linux: I already use GIMP / G'MIC and have a question regarding rather specialist bits of post processing. ...
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Does shotwell have no function to save a low quality version of a JPG?

It often happens that I have to scale down screenshots in quality for forums. If it does not: Is there a better software I could use?
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Making Ubuntu less resource heavy - running slowly for graphic design [duplicate]

So far I have worked for years in the Windows environment. I had once again to reinstall the operating system and decided to try Ubuntu 14.04. I like having work environment. Quickly and easily search ...
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Image editor with a frames feature

Is there any image editor in Ubuntu that has a frames feature? The frames should be built in with the option of adding more. Optionally it can have the option to add my own custom text. For example. ...
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How to merge images in a single PDF file

I have some images which I want to merge. The meaning of merge is that, if I have 5 images, I want to put hem near each other is this way: I want to do that command line. For example the command ...
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How can I instruct Nautilus to pre-generate thumbnails?

I have a large library of PDF documents (papers, lectures, handouts) that I want to be able to quickly navigate through. For that I need thumbnails. At the same time however, I see that the ...
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Nautilus slow if lot of images are in a directory

I have 400 images in a directory. I look at the directory with nautilus. The first time I open the directory it is very slow, I have a modern laptop with 4 cores and plenty RAM. My use case: open ...
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Open RAW image files in GIMP

Is there any plugin for GIMP to edit RAW photo files? I tried ufraw which is quite popular, but its GUI sucks to the degree of being unusable. Moreover, I want to edit my files in GIMP, using GIMP ...
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How to display a yuv image on ubuntu

how can I display a yuv image on ubuntu? I have installed "Image Magick" on ubuntu, but when I try it, it said I must specify image size: display ~/Downloads/tulips_yuv422_inter_planar_qcif.yuv ...
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how to extract UI images like icons, windows, buttons from ubuntu 12?

I have downloaded the Ubuntu OS for my computer. I needed few system ui images. But unable to find, i need them for my icons and windows. Thank you
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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, ...