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

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Python Imaging Library (PIL) in UNIX jpg - bmp [on hold]

The Python Imaging Library (PIL) is meant to Convert a jpg (Jpeg) image into bmp (Bitmap) image on python. I am attempting to have this program on UNIX Operating System on a raspberry pi and cannot ...
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Bash Script to periodically update images [on hold]

How can I set up a script that will take the most current image in a folder on a remote server, and display the most current images on my host device. Possibly updating the image every 30 seconds? Any ...
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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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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 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 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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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How do I solve this video rendering problem?

I've recently installed Ubuntu 14.04 and few days ago some parts of the screens are with fuzzy strange icons and fonts. Could anyone help me to find out what's happening here? Thanks,
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...