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GIMP using command line

I want to do some operation on some images using GIMP through the command line on Ubuntu. Operations that I want to do are: Open an image Convert an image to gray-scale Convert a PNG image to JPEG ...
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Polarr Photo Editor will not install 18.04 [duplicate]

I have tried to install the Polarr photo editor 1/2 dz times either from the software or snap all have failed. Software center looks like it has installed but will not launch. Using snap it fails to ...
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What advanced image editor should I choose in Ubuntu for web developer work? [duplicate]

EDITO: I'm creating a website and the images they gave me are too big. In Windows I used Photoshop to reduce the size, or maybe it is better to say scale the size, because I want to keep the whole ...
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How to blur an image from command line?

I know it is possible to convert from png to jpg in command line with imagemagick. Is it possible to blur from commandline too? I have found this documentation but it does not demonstrate how this ...
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Image browser which shows RGBs of individual pixels - where?

Is there a browser which lets me crop a small part of the image, zoom it, and see coordinates and RGB values of individual pixels? I tried feh, display from ImageMagic, gimp, sxiv, eog, eom. From ...
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Looking for a bitmap editor for screenshots

I've started using scrot for screenshots; this works beautifully, but occasionally I need to edit screenshots to blur personal information add text add arrows add a box around something I'm looking ...
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What programs support PAM image format?

I am interested to know what programs (particularly image viewers, editors and converters) support the PAM imageformat. So far I've tested 16 viewers (Eye of Gnome (eog), Eye of MATE (eom), Eyesight, ...
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How to create a minimalist cartoon avatar using linux?

Is there any way we can make a minimalistic cartoon avatar of our photo using softwares available for linux. On Windows it can be created using photoshop. But i don't know how to create the same using ...
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light weight image editor that can support pgm format in linux

Is there any light weight image editor that can support *.pgm format in linux? any suggestions would be appreciated. I have used gimp but it's too big size.
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Image editor with High-Pass equivalent

I have license of older version of Adobe Photoshop, I don't really need much, just a few things I use for touching up images. I'm not into amateur digital photography that much anymore and for ...
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Is there any image editing software that can open Microsoft DirectDraw Surface files in Ubuntu?

I need an editor that can open, save and edit Microsoft DirectDraw Surface (.dds) files. I know Paint.NET can open them, but well, it's .NET, so... GIMP doesn't seem to open them and I can't find a ...
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Program with particular MS Paint feature?

I have been looking for an image editing program with a extremely convenient feature from Microsoft Paint. MS Paint allows you to hold the right mouse button while erasing over a region to erase ONLY ...
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How can I convert a .jpg or .png image to .raw format?

Is there any software that converts JPEG or PNG to RAW? I have been looking around and I've only found applications that do the reverse.
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Is there any "Background Removal" Program in Ubuntu besides GIMP?

I need to remove background from images locally. I use photoshop in windows and GIMP in Linux but GIMP is too much for me for simple background removal purpose. Is there any easier alternatives for it....
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Make feh (image viewer similar to xv) readonly?

I used feh (an image viewer similar to xv) to view an image and then keyboard ">" to view the image rotated and then "q" to quit. feh overwrote the original image with the rotated image! How do I ...
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Image manager (picasa like)

I'm trying to find an image viewer/manager which should have two main features: Its fast in displaying/load images. gpicview is fair good at this task but doesn't have the second point... I need a ...
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Best graphics program [closed]

I am using ubuntu 14.04 and i am web developer and designer. I am using linux cause sass and terminal usage when developing, i would use mac but don't have money to buy it. I need good graphics ...
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Ubuntu equivalent for Mspaint.exe? [duplicate]

What is the Ubuntu equivalent of Mspaint.exe? I need VERY BASIC image editing to make cheap comics or minor changes, creating memes, etc
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Program like Windows Paint for cutting and copy editting [duplicate]

I tried Pinta image editor but I can't make cut to images or copy small peices, I want a program like Paint program on windows
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Crop tool with high resolution [closed]

I am now using Shutter in Ubuntu 13.10 for crop different selections and to select windows, but the problem is that the resolution is very low after I check it saving in all formats. Please tell me ...
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Use gpicview to scroll between all images in a directory using mouse or keyboard like arrows or pageup

With GPicView 0.2.3 and Lubuntu 13.04 running LXDE , the next/previous function never seems to work. Keyboard shortcuts show that the arrow keys should move between next and previous images, but ...
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Most options are disabled/greyed-out in GIMP [closed]

I'm attempting to resize an image and save the resizes image. Google taught me that I should be looking for the scale image option, however it's disabled along with Save Image, Export image and most ...
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Logo Design for Website [duplicate]

Can anyone please recommend a tool, preferably free, for designing a logo for a website? The ones I've tried using make simple tasks feel very difficult. I want to be able to use textboxes for ...
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Searching for a drawing applet to use in Mediawiki?

I am searching for a drawing applet which I can use in my mediawiki (v. 1.21.1 newest stable) . For now I found 2 extensions. ( I am using Ubuntu 12.04 server and the common PHP Mediawiki) ...
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Add text to image

I wish it was as simple as the title... But it isn't. What I want is to add Japanese text with right orientation (up to down, right to left), and if there's such a thing, furigana as well. Gimp ...
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Program to draw 3D charts graphics?

I want to create something like the image: Can anyone suggest a simple application to achieve this?
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How to add Callouts to an image using a software installed by default in Ubuntu?

What's the easiest way to add Callouts to an image given the capabilities of a default Ubuntu 12.04? I've got Gimp 2.6 already present (although I am not suggesting it is present in a default Ubuntu)...
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Is there any photo editing software like Adobe Photoshop? [duplicate]

I want to blur images, edit photos and use layers just like in Adobe Photoshop for Windows.
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How do I join two images together?

I want to join two image files in Ubuntu 12.04. Is there any way I can accomplish this? Is there any utility for joining image files, perhaps something like MS-Paint in Ubuntu?
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Open source vs Proprietary drivers for Video and Image Editing

Which drivers would be better to use if someone is using applications for Image and Video Editing (like GIMP, Inkscape, OpenShot, Cinelerra, PiTiVi, KdenLive, Avidemux, Kino, Lives and others) in ...
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How to apply mono effect in my icon?

So my icon is the lizard ( the first one in the tray ) If i open the dash there is an automatic mono effect to all the icons in the tray So i am wondering how can i edit my icon ( with an image ...
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Merging two pictures

Is there a tool in Ubuntu to automatically merge two images having a common strip? I need to scan a large image, which will not fit at once in the scanner. I was thinking about scanning it in two ...
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Simple image editor?

I want something similar to "preview" in macs. For example: I want an image editor that ONLY does simple adjustments like increase/decrease contrast, saturation, exposure, color tinting.... rotate, ...
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How do I include basic image editing in my python application?

I am making an application for the Ubuntu App Showdown and I want to include basic image editing like adding black and white, grey effects etc to the image. But I don't know how to do that. I have ...
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Extract option from mogrify

I recently discovered a command line picture editing tool Imagemagick which has a tool called mogrify. I would like someone to explain the -extract command (See here if you need reference) Let me ...
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Gimp too complicated; Pinta/GnuPaint/etc. too simple [closed]

I've been looking at a few paint programs, trying to find one that I can use for simple office tasks. Gimp is nice when I need layers or cropping, but apart from that it is a total overkill. I know ...
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Need an image editor to add text with simple font selection

I need to add bookmarks as text to my images (if possible with certain levels of opacity), currently I have GIMP, Xpaint and Gnome paint drawing editor. But all these are not good for simply adding ...
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Is there a working version of Paint.mono for 11.04?

I'm looking for an Ubuntu 11.04 version of paint.mono Is there a package available for download? I found this on webupd8 but it only shows previous versions.
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Are there any easy to use image editing programs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a Paint.NET alternative? I want to crop, maybe highlight some of the picture and be able to save as jpg. I want a program that is easy to use. I tried Gimp but it was way ...
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Is there a program like Microsoft Paint? [duplicate]

Greetings, I'm slowly getting used to Ubuntu; for I've been a Windows user as long as I've used any computer. I'm hoping someone can suggest a good graphics software. I'm simply looking for one ...
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Is there an alternative to Adobe Fireworks?

I often have to make designs for internet-use. I have had Fireworks for years and it suits my purpose. These are the details I like in it: Good tools for moderate image manipulation (cutting, ...
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What application can I use for cropping quickly (selecting multiple areas of an image)?

I have scanned some family albums on my flatbed scanner. The scanner glass has room for three photos, so I ended up with nearly 500 JPEGs that needs to be cropped to three images each. GIMP seems to ...
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PhotoShop alternative for Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Alternative to Photoshop or Paint.NET Hello. I am working in Ubuntu. I want to do some editing and drawing. On Windows I was using Adobe PhotoShop like software. Now I want to ...
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Comparison of noise reduction tools for raw images

There are some editors for raw images running on Linux (Dark Table, Raw Therapee, Bibble, ...). What about their skills at reducing digital noise? I'm interested in quality of the result and also in ...
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Lightroom alternative?

What is the best alternative to Adobe Lightroom on Linux/Ubuntu?
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Is there a Paint.NET alternative?

Does anyone know of a simple Image Editor, with functionality comparable to Paint.NET, for Ubuntu? I've always found GIMP to be overkill and too complicated for what I want to do.
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