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

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How to set an animated background image or locked screen?

I have got this gif (hover over the grey to reveal the image): Which I wish to set as my locked screen image, however I am unable to do so because if I go into Settings > Background, and then go ...
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Graphics Problem ( Folder Icons, Images not opening!)

I am using Lubuntu,yesterday an update was being installed and suddenly the power went off. When I booted after sometime all graphical icons are gone ! The images arent opening, network icon, volume ...
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Player that can make image sequences?

I want to make a sequence of images from a video (like when I want to make a gif), but I can't find a media player that can do it. I tried some apps like QGifer or Gimp GAP plugin, but none of those ...
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Image viewer that shows transparent as white or different color, not as checkered

I have made a number of graphical mockups in SVG, and then exported them to PNG. They all have transparent background, because that makes sense in my case. However, it isn't easy to browse through ...
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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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How to create custom installation disk?

I'm using Ubuntu 14.2 and i need to create custom image from hdd 'i tried to us in remastersys but it didn't work someone plsss can help me because i didn't found and information tnx !!
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Which tool to crop a portion of the screen?

I can see how to use Gimp to crop part of an image in a image file, but I want to crop a portion of the screen. How do you do that?
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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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How to get Shutter Edit feature to open images in GIMP?

I often take screenshots with Shutter, and after doing this, I sometimes wish to edit them, so I am forced to open GIMP and then find them in my file system to edit, as the built-in image editor in ...
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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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Export a png from kra, a krita document

How to export a krita, kra document with many layers, to a png using command line ?
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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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How do I join two images in Ubuntu?

I want to join two image files in Ubuntu 12.04. Is there any way I can accomplish this? Is there any utility for joining image files, perhaps something like MS-Paint in Ubuntu?
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how to preview DDS and WEBP images on nautilus?

I have too many images to search at visually, so I cannot open each one of them individually. What I have to do or install to show DDS images previews on nautilus? I would like to preview webp too ...
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Rotate images from terminal

I have a directory with a lots of image but they are in wrong orientation. I want to rotate the images to correct orientation (mostly ±90o). Using image (shotwell photo) viewer I can rotate ...
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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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Bash script to convert multiple image sequences to video files

I'm trying to make a script to take multiple series of image sequences within subdirectories of the present working directory and send them through ffmpeg to create video files in the present working ...
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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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Where are specified the default packages to install in all ubuntu images (liveCd, Server, mini, netboot …)

I would like to know where and how do you tell which default packages your Live CD or mini.iso, netboot ... have to install? I think all theses images use different method to do that ...
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Alternative for Google+ auto backup of image… how would I automate resize and transfer?

I get by with Linux but I'm by no means a guru, so please be nice :) On my other devices (Android, Windows) I use Picasa and its Auto Backup feature to automatically resize and upload to my Google ...
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How to get Firefox to only load images from trusted origins

As you can see by the name, I am paranoid, and I realise that I can get something malicious on my machine through looking at an image. I have disabled my browser's cache, but this still only limits ...
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feh alternative that reproduce .gif

I love feh to classify my image collections, I've set the actions to move the current image to a certain directory, the problem comes when trying to open gifs, feh doesn't animate them. Therefore I ...
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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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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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Using MAAS to deploy graphical shell on office workstations

Would it be possible to deploy desktop images to my office workstations from MAAS? I would like to see a scenario in which the workstations have a graphical shell and some PXE boot KVM instances ...
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Customize eog supported extensions

I have a bunch of .CR2 files placed in some directory. But if I double-click on one of them, eog watches only it and ignores it's neighbours. I mean, it can't switch to next or previous image of that ...
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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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Software to Automatically Remove Background from Images?

Are there any Ubuntu alternatives to this software which makes it easier to remove the background of an image? I'm currently using GIMP in different ways to do the same but for some images it takes ...
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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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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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Non-manual creation of Appliance image

I want to distribute base OS (Ubuntu 14.04) and my app+dependencies as an appliance in OVA format. So that once users deploy it in their virtualization systems, they have an operational system I can ...
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Where can I find Ubuntu images with different packages pre-installed?

I'd like to get an image of the latest Ubuntu with Hadoop configured for a single node so that I don't have to do it myself. Is there a public repository of Ubuntu images somewhere?
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Cropping Images using Command Line Tools Only

I want to crop an image on my CLI only Ubuntu using command line tool only indicating pixels to crop for the four directions.(same as that founded in libreoffice) Foe example: crop image.jpg -top ...
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Ffmpeg output screenshot gallery

Does any one knows if ffmpeg can create video thumbnails something like I know totem can do this but totem does not support the video format that I am using THank you in advanced You can see this ...
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Can I create an image that incorrectly reports it's file size?

I want to create a .png image that actually has data in it - and is a real image. It will probably be about 2.5 MB, but I want to trick Ubuntu into saying it is a different size - say 1.5 MB. Is ...
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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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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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What are the fastest image editors available on Ubuntu?

For someone that needs a responsive and quick to load image editor, what image editors are fastest? I'm looking for something good and preferably lightweight, so long as it has basic editing tools ...
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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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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

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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Tagging files, not just images

How can I tag files in Ubuntu? I know how to tag images with shotwell, but I want to tag all files (text, audio, ...) not just images.
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Preview with larger image?

How can I set the preview of the folders as larger images? Now I am able to set grid (little preview of the images) or list (with details), but I am not able to larger the previer in the grid mode. ...
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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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Extract images from a pdf file as vector images [duplicate]

I have a .pdf file and I want to extract images in vector supported format from this file, so that when I zoom in and out the image does not go blury. I am certain the images contained within the pdf ...
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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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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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Renaming png fails with shutter

I am learning to use shutter and from the CLI I was trying to take 10 screenshots at 1 second interval and to rename them, however when I try I get an error message that says: "There was an error ...
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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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How to batch process JPG images to change its quality with Nautilus-Actions?

First of all: Thank you for taking the time to read this and provide some help. Any advices are appreciated. I am using Nautilus-Actions in order to add a custom context menu's action in order to ...
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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 ...