Questions tagged [eog]

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

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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. 1) Is it possible ...
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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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Print svg file 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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Image Viewer - Automatically fill window with image

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 ...
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Low quality image rendering in gthumb/eog

I am having problems with image quality when reducing images or zooming out in certain applications. It looks almost as if the image is not being smoothed or anti-aliased. On the left is gthumb/eog (...
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How can I remove eog without breaking the Unity-2D session?

On my Ubuntu 11.10 install, I want to use gpicview instead of eog. Therefore, I'd like to remove eog. Whenever I do sudo apt-get remove eog though, I'm notified that doing this will also remove ubuntu-...
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Fan speed goes up when opening GNOME Image Viewer

Maybe someone can help me to control the fan speed of my Dell Vostro 3450 with Ubuntu 11.10 X64 installed. When I open GNOME Image Viewer my fan speed is going up and spinning very fast. I would like ...
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Eye Of Gnome with blank background in place of image, except in full screen mode [closed]

When trying to open image files with Eye of Gnome, it only displays a window with a blank background in place of the image that can be zoomed and rotated. It only displays the image in full screen ...
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image viewer: mouse wheel to move back and forward

In the gnome image viewer (3.2.0), I would like to change these shortcuts for next/prev image to use the mousewheel. I would also like to change it in shotwell if possible. Current the mousewheel is ...
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View images fit to width in Image Viewer

How can I make the Image viewer fit all images to width?
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Eye Of Gnome (eog) keyboard shortcuts

Does there exists some list of keyboard shortcuts? I want to know how to turn photos (and other manipulations). I couldn't google it.
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What's keeping Shotwell from replacing EOG?

I have noticed that Shotwell has a pretty capable image viewer but EOG is still used for opening image files, which means Ubuntu's default install has two apps for the same purpose. I wonder why ...