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The closest MS Paint clone is Pinta. I regard it as vastly superior to MS Paint, but it retains its simplicity.
You want simple? Install nautilus-image-converter It adds two context menu items in nautlius so you can right click and choose "Resize Image". (The other is "Rotate Image"). You can do a whole directory of images in one go if you like and you don't even have to open up an application to do so. Very simple to use, very simple to configure.
Shutter (which you can install from the Ubuntu Software Centre or sudo apt-get install shutter) is a tool which has a variety of options for taking and annotating screenshots. (Note: You can annotate any images of your choice, not just screenshots.)
First install imagemagick sudo apt-get install imagemagick Open a terminal and run this command: convert -resize 50% source.png dest.jpg It will reduce the size by 50% You can also specify the size: convert -resize 1024X768 source.png dest.jpg
Yes, try Pinta Pinta is a drawing/editing program modeled after Paint.NET. It's goal is to provide a simplified alternative to GIMP for casual users. It is currently early in development. Homepage PPA
This is very easy to do with imagemagick. You should be able to install it in the Software Center. I would suggest it for batch processing of images. The batch resizing is incredibly simple (I tested it with Ubuntu 11.10). Use the following command to resize every .jpg file to 200 pixel width, keeping the aspect ratio: $ convert '*.jpg[200x]' ...
Get the partition layout of the image $ sudo fdisk -lu sda.img ... Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes ... Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System sda.img1 * 56 6400000 3199972+ c W95 FAT32 (LBA) Calculate the offset from the start of the image to the ...
Nautilus's thumbnailing routines actually come from the libgnome-desktop library, so it is possible to run the same thumbnailers outside of the file manager. The API is a little complex, but the following Python script should help: #!/usr/bin/python import os import sys from gi.repository import Gio, GnomeDesktop def make_thumbnail(factory, filename): ...
Here's a guide for The Gimp : Create Higlighted Rectangle Select Rectangle Tool: tick Feather Edges choose Radius e.g. 5.0 pixels for smooth borders tick Highlight to highlight the selection Select area to highlight Select -> None to remove selection. The selection is now higlighted Note: in some versions of GIMP the highlighting may be removed ...
digiKam Add all the photos to your collection. In the menu, select “Tools / Find duplicates”. This will look for duplicates across your whole collection. findimagedupes A command line tool. Pass all the images you want to compare on the command line. Geeqie (formerly GQview) In the menu, select “File / Find duplicate”. Drag and drop image files do ...
Easy. Install imagemagick $ sudo apt-get install imagemagick It's simplest usage is: $ convert File.tif File.jpg It is smart and goes by your file extension. Now, for doing batch conversions, we shall use a loop. cd into the directory where your tif files are. then: $ for f in *.tif; do echo "Converting $f"; convert "$f" "$(basename "$f" ...
Install imagemagick Using a terminal where the pdf located: convert file.pdf file.png (.png or .jpg or any other format).
If you're just doing a couple of images, most image editors in Ubuntu (Gimp, F-Spot, etc) will let you do a basic resize. If you want to edit tens, hundreds or thousands of images, I prefer Phatch. Phatch is a GUI-based batch photo editor that will let you perform a whole load of transformations on images. sudo apt-get install phatch ImageMagick is good ...
Method 1: Goto Applications>>Accessories>>Take Screenshot Now you can select the portion of a screen. Method 2: If you use shutter Applications>>Accessories>>Shutter Open it and click selection in the top of the screen. Now you can select the portion of the screen. Method 3: Take a screenshot of a whole desktop by ...
On the command line, the tool to manipulate bitmap images is imagemagick or graphicsmagick (GM is a split of the IM project, and more actively developed). This is a good option if you often use the same parameters. convert raw.jgp -crop 800x460+100+20 # ImageMagick gm convert raw.jgp -crop 800x460+100+20 # GraphicsMagick For ad ...
The script below should do the job. It uses evince-thumbnailer which - as far as I know - comes with every gnome installation and is the default thumbnailer. Save as pdfthumbnailer.sh and make it executable. Usage: pdfthumbnailer.sh dir1 [dir2, ...] #!/bin/bash F1=$HOME/.thumbnails/normal F2=$HOME/.cache/thumbnails/normal SAVE_FOLDER=$F1 [ -e $F2 ] ...
Yes, such a program exists! ImageMagick has the compare utility, which has several ways of comparing images. To install it: sudo apt-get install imagemagick imagemagick-doc Comparing two images visually: compare -compose src tux_orig.png tux_modified.png tux_difference.png tux_orig.png & tux_modified.png Gives this image: Comparing two ...
The good replacement is gthumb . You can easily install it through Ubuntu Software Center. It has all functions that you require.
The act of extracting text from images is called OCR and Ubuntu has a wiki page dedicated to OCR. From that page: Available OCR tools The Ubuntu Universe repositories contain the following OCR tools: gocr - A command line OCR fuzzyocr - spamassassin plugin to check image attachments libhocr0 - Hebrew OCR ocrad - Optical Character Recognition program ...
You can do this in editors such as Pinta, Shutter*, the GIMP, etc. The process may vary, but one way to do it, would be to place a translucent square/rectangle in a second layer above the image, and then to cut out the part that you want to glow. Example workflow: Open your screenshot in Pinta. Create a new layer. Select the new layer Choose the ...
sudo apt-get install imagemagick mogrify -resize 50% *png # keep image aspect ratio mogrify -resize 320x240 *png # keep image aspect ratio mogrify -resize 320x240! *png # don't keep image aspect ratio mogrify -resize x240 *png # don't keep image aspect ratio mogrify -resize 320x *png # don't keep image aspect ratio
FSlint fslint is a graphical program that can find duplicate files of any type by md5sum. If the images are not identical, they won't be flagged as duplicates. The image below shows a bunch of duplicate pdf files in my Downloads directory: You can change the advanced search parameters to search by file type and restrict yourself to images only. That's ...
I would use Inkscape (which you can install from the Ubuntu Software Centre or sudo apt-get install inkscape). You will need to right click the image, select Open With -> Other Application... and chose Inkscape from the list. After you have done this the first time, you can just right click -> Open With -> Inkscape. This will import the image into ...
For a basic MS Paint clone I would also suggest xpaint and kolourpaint . Both are available on the Software Centre.
GIMP has a Batch Mode which can probably do exactly what you need. Here is an example: gimp -i -b '(batch-unsharp-mask "*.png" 5.0 0.5 0)' -b '(gimp-quit 0)' The above command performs an unsharp effect on all of the images ending with ".png". Now we only need to find the batch command for your cubism effect.
You can use PosteRazor. Start the Software Center. Search for PosteRazor Install it. PosteRazor allows to import an image and then takes you through a wizard that allows to cut it in pieces, depending on the type of paper you will be printing on.
Shutter It's a awesome program used for editing and annotating images.
Pinta It's description seems to match your desires ;-) Pinta is a drawing/editing program modeled on Paint.NET. Its goal is to provide a simplified alternative to the GIMP for casual users. Features include: Adjustments (Auto level, Black and White, Sepia, …) Multiple layers Unlimited undo/redo Drawing tools ...
Got distracted for a while and rosch beat me to it :) Didn't know evince-thumbnailer existed (I'm not a Gnome user) but anyway, since I've already written it, here it goes. It requires imagemagick installed, check and install if not there with: which convert || sudo apt-get install imagemagick Save as mkthumb.sh (for instance), chmod +x mkthumb.sh it and ...
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