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When I maximise an Image Viewer window, the picture stays the same size. In the view options none of them seem to make the image just fill the window.

I can zoom in but that is quite irritating as I have to compare several pictures in a folder and it forgets that I zoomed in when I return to a picture.

Is there anyway to change the default behaviour? Or perhaps there is a different program I should be using?

Note: This is for my work computer which will be sticking with 11.10 for at least another month, but any 12.04 specific advice would also be much appreciated.

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You could always use feh instead. feh -ZXrF ./ results in a full screen image of all subfolders recursively and you can navigate with the arrow keys. Change to feh -ZXrFD 5 ./ to auto-advance after 5 seconds.

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  • Just realised I can do full screen with Image Viewer which solves my problem, but I like your solution much better! – Anake May 4 '12 at 11:51
  • thank you for the full screen idea. You should submit it as an answer, and I would up vote it. – Dennis Apr 21 '14 at 23:51
  • @Anake how do you do it using Image Viewer/eog? – Tomislav Nakic-Alfirevic Dec 13 '16 at 18:01

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