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I need an image viewer with following features:

  1. Infinite zoom in and zoom out.
  2. No antialiasing. I want to see pixels as is and as close as I want to.
  3. Mouse control.
  4. (optional) Show pixel coordinates and RGBa value.

I tried shotwell (the default on my system), gpicview, sxiv and feh but none of them is both handy enough and satisfies my needs.

Gimp does the thing, but it is heavy enough to be ran just as image viewer.

  • fwiw in sxiv antialiasing can be disabled by hitting a; it has no infinite zoom though – L29Ah Jan 21 at 20:05
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Geeqie is lightweight and will do the job.

To install sudo apt-get install geeqie

In order to disable anti-aliasing go to Edit -> Preferences -> Preferences -> Image -> Change zoom quality to nearest and disable two pass rendering.

In order to show pixel coordinates and RGB value go to View -> check Pixel Info

  • Too bad it has a file manager built-in and scroll wheel scrolls between files not zooms (why?!?). – Avamander Aug 20 '17 at 12:50
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    You need to press ctrl + wheel scroll to zoom – user3667089 Aug 20 '17 at 16:16

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