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

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Take an Image of a Physical Machine using VMWare Converter Standalone - Options diabled

I need to take an image of my Ubuntu 12.04 physical machine and keep it in a hard drive. I downloaded VMWare Converter Standalone, the only version I found as tar.gz is version 4. All the newer ...
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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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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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convert pdf images to text

i have been checking to see if there is a way to convert images of a PDFs to a real text file and i found some ways but i couldn't understand anything ,i am not that technical ,so if you please anyway ...
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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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Find similar images for organization?

Is there software which can find similar images so that I can put them together and separate them from other much less similar images? (Note: I am not looking for duplicate images for deduplicating, ...
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browse images in the same order by ls or nautilus?

I sort the images in a dir according to some order (e.g. their timstamp) in nautilus, and then I wonder how to browse them in the same order in eye of gnome or some image viewer? Similarly, If I ...
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Unable to get aview to produce an image

I have installed aview the ASCII art image viewer with: sudo apt-get install aview But now when I run it with: aview /path/to/image.extension I get this: Invalid magic-not p?m family format I ...
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Error when running aview, but no obvious problem

When running aview, even though I get the image converted to an ASCII form successfully, I get this error in Terminal: XIO: fatal IO error 11 (Resource temporarily unavailable) on X server ":0" ...
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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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Lightroom alternative?

What is the best alternative to Adobe Lightroom on Linux/Ubuntu?
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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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Image format conversion from terminal?

Is there any way to convert image formats from Ubuntu terminal? Particularly from eps to png/jpg or to any other formats.
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how to reduce size of an image from 130 kb to between 20kb - 50 kb

As per a requirement mentioned here the size of photos submitted should be between 20kb-50kb. I have my scanned photos which have been cropped but the sizes are still ~139 kb. If I reduce the pixels ...
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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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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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Is there a way to fill an image with its background color to square size?

Let me describe my problem: I have a site where I post sponsors company logos. Once I'm sent the logo (or I've googled) they are usually in rectangle size - width and height are not equal. On my ...
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Images on the screen get distorted

I am kind of stuck in some really annoying problem. I am currently using Ubuntu 14.04.02.My display gets distorted time and again,distortion is not on the full screen however it will be seen around ...
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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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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 BigTIFF capable image viewers are there for Ubuntu?

I have looked at imview and evince but they do not seem to be able to open my BigTIFF files. Are there any viewers that can handle this file type?
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Sync Image Error on MAAS Cluster

I have Ubuntu 14.10 and MAAS 1.7 When it tries to sync images it returns this error: maas.boot_image_download_service: [ERROR] Failed to download images: urlopen error [Errno -2] Name or service ...
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Tried example of how to mount an image

I tried following this thread, in particular the answer given to mount a drive. ( Questions on Loop Devices and Mounting a Disk Image ) I checked that the image made responds to an fdisk query like ...
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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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chrome won't load images in local HTML files

I just installed chrome on Ubuntu 14.04. I've an HTML file with some images stores locally withing the same folder. When I open that file in chrome or any other browser, they don't show images. ...
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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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Unable to insert images so you can see what I'm talking about [migrated]

The message "The question you're asking appears subjective and is likely to be closed". I have a AMD Win7 64-bit system I'm trying to run Ubuntu 14.04 on but it gets stuck. I've managed to install ...
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bulk image download from piwigo based web gallery

I'd wish to download original sized images from this website, built upon piwigo CM http://mermaid.pink/ Single image download is allowed, but that would take ages Could you suggest me a software, ...
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How to extract images from a video? [closed]

I mean how to generate images from a video like screenshots, what are all the available options from a terminal command line to a GUI software?
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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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Simple image viewer that is using trash rather than permanently deleting files?

I tried gpicview, nomacs, mirage 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 ...
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Image optimization with imageOptim using bash. How to get a summary

I am using imageOptim to optimize images on my server. It took me quite some time to learn rudimentary bash scripting to able to optimize all images in all my first level directories. My script looks ...
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Check if an image is transparent?

I use exiftool to check two images, but it doesn't say whether the image is transparent. How can I check that then? Thanks. Examples are an PBM image and an PPM image $ exiftool test-001-001.pbm ...
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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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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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Changing login screen wallpaper to work with jpg. ubuntu 14.10

so. I would like to know how can I set login screen (lightdm) with jpg. because. it just work with png. I had to convert my images. so of 582mb => 1.8gb -.-'.
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How do I print an image over multiple pages? [duplicate]

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 add columns displaying Audio and Photo (EXIF) metadata information into Nautilus list view

In Nautilus, I would like to add columns displaying metadatas contained in files. This is mostly useful with audio and pictures files: Audio : Artist, album, Track Title, Year ...(ID3 Tags) Photos ...
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Faststone Image Resizer equivalent for Ubuntu

I am moving over to Ubuntu from windows (gradually) and have used Faststone Image Resizer for windows for a while and found it very good, Is there an equivalent piece of software for Ubuntu that ...
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Convert thousands of .pngs to animated .gif, `convert` uses too much memory

Many of the questions asking how to create an animated gif from a set of png images suggest to use a variant of ImageMagick's convert command: convert -delay 2 -loop 0 *.png animated.gif However, I ...
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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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How can I rename files/change their extensions based on mimetype with a script? [duplicate]

I'm hoping someone can explain to me how i can change a file type. I recently uploaded my pictures onto my laptop and half of them are saved as a file and not an image meaning i cannot upload them ...
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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 ...
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Where does CHEESE store its images?

I have taken some pictures using CHEESE, but now I cannot locate those images, so I can do nothing with them. I can't even delete them for the CHEESE GUI does not allow me to do anything with the ...
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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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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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File association fails for Gwenview

Kubuntu 14.10. Trying to associate .jpg, .gif, .png to Gwenview. File Association config shows gimp as preferred application, Gwenview in second place. I set Gwenview as first option and apply ...
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How do I set up a background Image for console in ubuntu

Some of you may know this from opensuse. There the console is able to have a background. Is Ubuntu also able to have a backround image outside the x window system?
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OCR for getting text from an image. Error management

I want to use an OCR program to obtain some text in an image. The text is not black on white so I don't know if it will be possible. wget -q -O image ...
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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 ...