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`eog` stands for Eye of GNOME, which is the default GNOME image viewer.

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Shotwell, eog, and the Desktop background can't handle some JPGs everybody else can

Take a look at this picture. (In order to reproduce the problem, open this page and click "Download.") It appears OK in the browser. I can open it with GIMP. But if I open the directory ...
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Does opening a picture in a temporary filesystem leave any traces with Eye of GNOME/eog?

Does the Gnome package eog leave any thumbnails or other privacy leaking information when opening a picture in a different filesystem? I know that thumbnails are created by default in the home ...
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eye of gnome, randomize slideshow plugin not working (pluginloader python3 not found)

Well as per title, I tried to use the randomize plugin for slideshows for eye of gnome https://help.gnome.org/users/eog/stable/plugins.html.en apt-get install eog-plugins However when I now try to ...
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Will a Gnome 4 snap run with Gnome 3?

I want to try a more recent image viewer, Eye Of Gnome (eog) version 4. My computer is running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS which uses Gnome version 3. I removed eog 3.36.3 using sudo apt remove eog and ...
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Gnome Imageviewer 3.36.3 cannot open svg file

Using Ubuntu 20.04 to analyse start-up performance, I ran the following systemd command: sudo systemd-analyze plot > systemd-analyze-plot.svg However the default native Gnome image viewer/Eye of ...
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Image Viewer Not Showing PNGs?

I can't view PNGs using the image viewer, it shows up as a transparent square. The image opens fine in GIMP. Other files such as JPEGs show up in image viewer. I've tried uninstall/reinstalling it and ...
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How to add WebP support to Eye of GNOME

WebP image files are becoming more and more common on the web. Eye of GNOME (eog) doesn't support it out-of-the-box. Some browsers do, and ImageMagick just installing webp package (magick/convert -...
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Image viewer loads slowly or not at all with larger images 20.04

Image Viewer / EoG seems to be the only affected program The issue started recently. Smaller images are loading a little slowly, greater than 10mb do not load at all, and seem to hang the program/ ...
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How can I enable custom SVG fonts for Image Viewer (Eye of Gnome)?

I have some SVG files with custom fonts. I can open them and fonts look nice in Firefox, but the font is not properly displayed in Eye of Gnome (Image Viewer) application. Why is this so, and how can ...
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Slow Image Opening with xdg-open/ eog in Folder of many Files

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and I have a folder with many .png and .json files (+100k in total, no sub-folder within the folder). When I tried to open one of its .png images with xdg-open abc.png or eog ...
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Next & Previous Image doesn't work properly

Let's assume I have 15 images in a folder. I opened an image located in 10th index. When I hit (right key) or click the right/left arrow in an image they just don't work. I have a feeling that it ...
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How can I change the Eye of Gnome (image viewer) default initial window size?

I use my laptop monitor (resolution 1366 x 768) as a secondary display. When I open an image in this display, the image viewer window only shows part of the image and the top bar of the window is cut ...
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Opening a PNG file with eog where the filename has colon

I have a PNG file that will not show the content in eog and the program reports an error "No images found in". It seems to be a problem with the colon in the filename. With bash, I try: eog "scholia-...
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Modify Eye-of-Gnome (EoG) keyboard shortcuts

tl;dr version: How should I modify the keyboard shortcuts of Eye-of-Gnome (EoG) =============== More info: As noted here, Spacebar will not be supported as a shortcut for viewing the next image. ...
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.jpg image error "Error interpreting JPEG image file (Not a JPEG file: starts with 0x52 0x49)"

Whenever i click on image to see, this error pops up: Error interpreting JPEG image file (Not a JPEG file: starts with 0x52 0x49) i'm not able to see all the image. please can someone help ...
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Can't use eog "Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused()"

I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. I'm trying to view some images with eog and getting the error below Unable to init server: Could not connect: Connection refused (eog:736): Gtk-WARNING **: 19:38:12.816: ...
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View images and captions

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 (x86_64, kernel 4.15.0-50-generic). The default image viewer is EOG. In a directory I stored some images and a text file for each image, with the caption. Is it possible to ...
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EOG (Image Viewer) broke after upgrading to 19.04

I just upgraded to 19.04 and now EOG won't work, either from Nautilus or the command line. When I open it via the command line, I get Failed to import the site module Traceback (most recent call ...
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Eye of Gnome - color washed out

I'm having problems with Eye of Gnome, the image viewer. I'm using Ubuntu 18.04. Unfortunately, the colors seems washed out, the images seem to lack contrast. This problem only happens with Eye of ...
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Open EOG preferences panel on ubuntu 18.04

This is a very odd one for me. I just installed a new system under ubuntu 18.04, and with it the last version of eog. I want to remove the automatic filtering when zooming it, and I know it is in the ...
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Larger thumbnails in Image Viewer (eog) or gThumb

I'm looking at images in full-screen mode with the thumbnail strip - both gThumb and eog work well, but the thumbnails are very small. So: In eog, I go to [bar menu] > image gallery. The thumbnails ...
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How can I delete an image with Eye of Gnome / EOG?

I'm on Ubuntu 17.10 and I wonder how I can delete an image with Eye of Gnome / EOG, I press del keyboard button, but nothing happens. Also there is no option for delete on the menu: My EOG version is:...
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is there a basic photo viewer that lets you flag individual photos for batch processing?

What I am looking for is a quick and simple photo viewer, like the default Eye of Gnome, but with the one extra feature of being able to press a key on some of the photos to toggle a "selection" flag, ...
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(eog:4461): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display when trying to use eog to open images on Windows via SSH [duplicate]

I'm running Ubuntu 16.04 And when I try to use eog to open images on windows 10 While using SSH it says: Failed to connect to Mir: Failed to connect to server socket: no such file or directory Unable ...
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Can you recommend a fullscreen images viewer that can save an image with the press of a single key?

I have a workflow in which I need to examine large numbers of PNG images fullscreen. When I see an image of interest I need to save that PNG image to another directory. Right now I am using Eye of ...
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File name not shown in Eye of Gnome (eog)

My Eye of Gnome doesn't show me the image file name in the top bar. I wonder how could I retrieve this very useful information? I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 with Unity. Update: Here is an image in EoG: $ ...
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How can I print svg files from command line using image viewer (eog) or lpr?

Is it possible to print an svg file via image viewer (i.e. eye of gnome) from the command line, or by using lpr? The underlying problem is that I have a directory with many svg files in it and want ...
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error interpreting jpeg image file (not a jpeg file starts with 0x27 0x5f) it is only an error in the default image viewer in lubuntu 16.10

This happens every time I try opening an image from any ftp server and even though the image opens perfectly on Firefox or vlc media player or any other image viewer but whenever I open it in the ...
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Fix animated GIF images which eog can't open, but Firefox and ImageMagick can

I received a collection of animated GIF images from a friend, but I am unable to open some of them them with the standard image viewer eog. The error messages showing up when trying to open them ...
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Auto-open Newly Saved Image File from Scanner via Terminal Commands

I want to start a scan from a terminal and view the image automatically upon completion. How can I do this without knowing the saved filename? I am currently running Ubuntu 16.04 LTS locally on my ...
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Write enabled files in shared folder opened as readonly in some applications

From Nautilus using the Connect to Server option I have setup a shared folder in my Ubuntu desktop that points to a Samba shared folder in my NAS. The user that connects to the shared folder has read ...
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Image colors are wrong in 'eog'

When I open an image file in eog it displays the wrong color. Here is a screenshot of the problem: And here is a screenshot of the problem temporarily fixed: by using xprop -root -remove ...
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Where is the 1:1 zoom button in Image Viewer in Ubuntu 16.04?

I want to use the 1:1 zoom in Image Viewer (eog). But i can't find the icon (or the option), which used to be there in the 14.04 release. Where is it? Compare it with this image: This has the "1" ...
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Eye of Gnome zoom 100% gone in Ubuntu 15.10?

The other day I finally upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. I've opened up an image today using Image Viewer (eog version 3.16.3) and found that the button to scale 1:1 or 100% (don't remember what it was ...
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Eye of gnome does not autorefresh image

Ever since I upgraded from Ubuntu 13 to 15.10, Eye of GNOME stopped autorefreshing images when they are being overwritten by another program while being opened. I did check the "refresh image" plugin ...
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Having trouble opening images in Ubuntu command line

When I'm trying to open an image in Ubuntu command line using the command eog filename.jpg, I get an error reading Cannot open display: Could someone please advise what else I need to run before ...
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Extremely slow display of JPEGs and other images in 15.10

[This question has been marked as a duplicate (relating to graphics drivers) but it is not. I have traced the problem to VMware Workstation 12 running on the system. The problem is triggered by ...
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How can I get Eye of Gnome to open each figure in a new window?

I frequently open several (~10) figures that I want to compare. I have always generated them using an eps format then used evince to open the set I want to compare using something like evince set1*....
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Images appear discoloured in Image Viewer

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. EOG image on the left, Firefox on the right: How can I solve this?
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gnome-open Works, but also produces error messages [GTK_IS_WIDGET(widget) fails & EOG-WARNING]

I am currently using gnome-open to open all files for which I do not know the default program (or can't remember it at the time). With file extension .pdf, gnome-open opens the file in my PDF ...
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Image Viewer (eog) causes lightdm to restart

When I open an image and without zooming, try to drag to any border (which is ofcourse, by mistake), eog closes and a black screen appears** that says lightdm is starting, and lands me in login screen....
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Scripting Gnome Image Viewer in a dual screen setup

I am attempting to use the eye of gnome command to open two instances of the image viewer on two separate displays. Trouble is, if I use the command: eog -s --display=DVI-0 image.jpg it states it ...
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Minimize, Maximize, Close buttons gets hidden under top panel

I did ubuntu 14.04 clean install (Run into some problems but this is the one I want to share) So When I open long letter box images (Eog) I get eog menu under ubuntu top panel. Here is a video you ...
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eog does not recognize .png file format and many icons are gone

I use Ubuntu 12.04 and XFCE desktop on a PC with nVidia graphics card. I ran into Segmentation fault during a Ubuntu update process. An very inconvenient consequence is that .png files cannot be ...
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Picture Viewer doen't open any images

Picture Viewer does not seem to open any images. The program starts up, but the screen is blank. I am trying this in a triple monitor set-up in a Hungarian language version of Ubuntu 12.04.2. I have ...
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Zoom in on small photos without losing pixel crispness

I'm working on some pixel art but when I preview it in something like eye of gnome, the image gets blurry instead of showing crisp pixels. I know this sounds backwards, but how do I prevent that? ...
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Image viewer with mousewheel scrolling

Is there an image viewer which allows the user to scroll the zoomed image using the mouse wheel? It's a crucial functionality, which I'm missing in EOG, gThumb etc...
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Eog how to control delay between slides in a slideshow from command line?

eog --fullscreen --slide-show $ORDNER1/out/ In have in my /out folder animated GIF files and I'd like to show all files as a slide show. EOG has a fix time between slides but my animations are longer....
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Eog random slideshow from the terminal

What is the best way to have Eye of Gnome Graphics viewer (EOG) open a folder full of images in a randomized slide-show from the terminal?
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Changing mouse behaviour in EOG

When I open a photo in eog I can easily zoom with the mouse mouse wheel. This is kind of nice but since I have a touchpad with two-fingered scrolling and horizontal scrolling I'd rather scroll in the ...
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