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

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Is there a good software to correct scanner defects?

I have an old scanner that apparently has some defects. When I connected it to my Linux laptop and scanned a white A4 paper I got this. But with "Windows Fax and Scan" I got this which is almost ...
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Upgrade php5-gd on 12.04?

I'm working with the GD library for image manipulation, to which I need to create some transparent PNGs. Instead, I'm getting a black background. I've looked everywhere on how to generate a blank, ...
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Specific image viewing app

I am trying to find the lightest possible image viewing program to perform a very specific task. I have a large folder of images in various formats (jpg, png, gif). I want to view these images in a ...
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Resizing pictures

Currently running Ubuntu 15.04. I am trying to resize a set of photos which original size of each is 3906*2602. Whether I try with darktable or mogrify specifying 1920*1080 I end up with 1621*1080. ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 do I save areas of an Inkscape file to separate SVG files?

I am working on making window buttons for a Unity 7 theme using Inkscape. The file I have uses a 7x4 grid, with each grid space 19px square and containing a single button image. Multiple layers are ...
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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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Linux headers upgrade error

I got this error (quoted below) when upgrading from 12.10 to 13.04. Should I be worried(since I can detect my flaws in my instalation) but I get this at any new linux-header upgrade I do. What does it ...
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Netpbm PAM image format support not working

The Netpbm PAM documentation suggests that I will have a fairly seamless transition if I choose to start using PAM instead of PPM/PGM/PBM as an image format: "PAM" is in fact a fourth format. But ...
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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 14.04 graphical problem

Misshapen image icons. blurred image. What happen ?
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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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image sizes width and height in file explorer - how to view

I have a bunch of different sized images in a folder. I would like to sort the images by widthXheight and then copy some to another folder using a file explorer. (In this case i want to move all my ...
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How to apply “drop shadow” to anti-aliased text?

I have an image of anti-aliased text on a transparent background, and I want to apply the "drop shadow" effect as well. However, the shadows ignore the semi-transparent pixels inside the selection, ...
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How to insert image in zenity?

I have tried --window-icon in zenity by giving the image path, but it is not working... The code I tried is zenity --window-icon "/home/pavan/Downloads/badge.png" --title "Search Box" --text "Type to ...
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How to put a transparent image over everything

I am creating a program for Ubuntu which should be able to display an image (probably animated) over the top of all windows, although if the image is over the top of a button on an application, it ...
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Images appears discoloured in Image Viewer

As the title says, every image I open using Image viewer is discoloured. It appears more green-ish and purple-ish. I am using Ubuntu 14.04.3 LTS. How can I solve this?
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Combine multiple images with X and Z coords

I'm working on terrain for a game, and the output I chose in the terrain generation software is 256 1024x1024 tiles that I need to combine into one big .png. I've tried running some image stitching ...
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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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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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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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Creating custom images for MAAS install

I am trying to deploy a Juju charm which requires an updated 3.11 kernel on Ubuntu 12.04. Since kernel update requires a reboot, I'm thinking of creating a custom image which has the updated kernel. ...
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Ubuntu + Cinamon - Some images are with green tint in explorer. How to solve?

I have Ubuntu 14.04 with Cinamon Desktop. Many images .jpg are showing with green tint. How to solve this problem?
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How to place a thin line on the screen

I am looking for an application on ubuntu 12.04 that would place a thin horizontal and/or vertical bi-colored, black and white line cross the screen. I don't want a fancy cursor, just a plain line or ...
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Trusty Images for Openstack

I 'm in the prozess of creating Trusty images for Openstack. What I have noticed is that the net-install with preseed creates an image of 1.9 GB. I just need a VM with openssh. Is it possible to ...
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TIFF image colors looks different when viewed on Ubuntu

I recently developed a RAW image with Lightroom (on Windows) and exported it as a TIFF image. When I view that image on Ubuntu 13.10 (same computer, same monitor) the colors look different from how I ...
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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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a lot of noise on image

hi i have some image problem both in libreoffice draw and default image viewer that the picture is so noisy but when i look into another image viewer the image become less noisy. and i realize when i ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Mouse pointer showing background image

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 LTS desktop version. My mouse cursor is showing a background image of 1x1 inch^2 rectangle as can be seen in this image. I have not been able to figure out why this background ...
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NAS JBOD2 2 Drive Raid 0 Enclosure Failure Data Recovery

0 down vote favorite I have a Caldigit Enclosure that had 2 2TB Sata Hard Drives in the unit. The Enclosure seems to have failed during a data recovery operation where the partition was lost during a ...
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Windows-like slideshow viewers

Is there any image viewer that would allow me to select folders A, B and C and play the images in them as a slideshow while maintaining the order within the folders - not mixing all of the images and ...
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JPG displays colors less bright than PNG in Image Viewer

When I save an image in Gimp to JPG and PNG, then open it in Image Viewer, the JPG version seems less bright. The PNG is like when opened in Gimp. When opening both images in Gimp or in Photoshop on ...
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SVG image viewer with auto-reload and auto-fit

I am currently building a project that requires the creation of multiple SVG images. Hence, I was on the hunt for a proper image viewer that supports this file format. The EOG (Eye Of Gnome) viewer ...
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Display all images using next arrow from a compressed file(zip or rar )

Is there a way to display an image from compressed file(zip or rar file) and then press next arrow to display the next image in that compressed file (zip or rar file). In both cases(where we have a ...
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Attempting to recovery data from an iomega MHNDHD NAS Drive

Hi I have an iomega MHNDHD NAS Drive that smart diagnostics showed was on its way to fail so I did a ddrescue on the data partition and saved the data to an image. There was quite a few bad sectors, ...
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How can I resize all images contained in a PDF?

I have some PDFs (lecture notes, probably created with PowerPoint and certainly not scanned!) which have super high resolution images. I would like all images in those PDFs to be resized to at most ...
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screensaver show randomly picture from folder as in windows

My question is exactely the same as this one except the answer doesn't work it juste pick an image from the folder and display it. Is there a way to juste like windows set a folder and set the ...
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How to set an animated background image or locked screen?

I have got this gif: 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 to the Pictures tab, I am only able to ...
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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 ...